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The Jungle Book Illustrated by John Lockwood Kipling

'The Jungle Book' - Rudyard Kipling's 1894 collection of short stories, first published in magazines between 1893 and 1894. The tales of this volume represent fables featuring anthropomorphic animals that convey various moral messages. The most famous stories include 'Rikki-Tikki-Tavi', the tale of a brave mongoose, and 'Toomai of the Elephants', the story of a young elephant-handler. This timeless collection is further refined by the beautiful original illustrationf a young elephant-handler. This timeless collection is further refined by the beautiful original illustrations of John Lockwood Kipling. It would make for ideal bedtime reading and is well deserving of a place on the family bookshelf. Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was a seminal English writer of short stories, novelist, and poet. He is most famous for his poems concerning British soldiers in India and his wonderful children's stories. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition for the enjoyment of a modern readership. Pook Press celebrates the great ‘Golden Age of Illustration‘ in children’s classics and fairy tales – a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration. We publish rare and vintage Golden Age illustrated books, in high-quality colour editions, so that the masterful artwork and story-telling can continue to delight both young and old. read more