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Rudyard Kipling

Biography

Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling was born on December 30, 1865, in Bombay, India. He was educated in England but returned to India in 1882. In 1892, Kipling married Caroline Balestier and settled in Brattleboro, Vermont, where he wrote THE JUNGLE BOOK (1894) and "Gunga Din." Eventually, he became the highest paid writer in the world, and in 1907 Kipling was recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature. He died in 1936.

Rudyard Kipling

Books by Rudyard Kipling

written by Rudyard Kipling with illustrations by Nicola Bayley - Animals , Picture

First published over a century ago, these three unabridged stories from THE JUNGLE BOOK about the man-cub, Mowgli, have delighted adults and children ever since. The stories tell of Mowgli's upbringing among the wolves; his lessons in the Law of the Jungle from Baloo the bear, Bagheera the black panther, and Kaa the python; his kidnapping by the Monkey People; and his clash with the evil tiger, Shere Khan.

by Rudyard Kipling - Adventure, Classics, Fiction, Short Stories

The story of Mowgli, a man-cub who is brought up by wolves in the jungles of Central India, is one of the greatest literary myths ever created. As he embarks on a series of thrilling escapades, Mowgli encounters such unforgettable creatures as the bear Baloo, the graceful black panther Bagheera and Shere Khan, the tiger with blazing eyes. Other animal stories range from the dramatic battle between good and evil in “Rikki-tikki-tavi” to the macabre comedy “The Undertakers.”