Costa Children’s Book Award–winning author Katherine Rundell pens Kipling estate–approved Jungle Book origin stories
This wise and witty companion to Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 classic is likewise a series of connected stories about the man-cub Mowgli and his adventures among the animals in the Indian jungle. It includes all the original favorites like Baloo and Bagheera and gives female characters, like Mother Wolf, a more prominent role in Mowgli’s upbringing. The timely theme of the possibility of understanding and empathy across species, cultures, and genders will resonate with contemporary readers.
- Hardcover: 240 pages
- Publisher: Walker Books (October 2, 2018)
- ISBN-13: 978-1536205275