Rudyard kipling and the jungle book
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The Jungle Book by Rudyard KiplingPhoto: [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. As The Jungle Book hits movie screens, now is the perfect time to take a look at the original classic and its creator Rudyard Kipling. Photo: Walt Disney Pictures. The name is also shared with a book Kipling worked on with Wolcott Balestier. Becoming a father inspired Kipling to write for children. He had started The Jungle Book around the time he and his wife were expecting their first child together. Daughter Josephine was born in
Jungle Book 1942
I didn't know that "The Jungle Book" was a collection of tales. Thanks to the Disney movie, I had always identified this novel with the story of Mowgli, the man cub raised by a pack of wolves. But another bedtime reading to my daughter makes me discover that this book is made up of seven stories, and only three of them tell about Mowgli "Mowgli's Brothers", "Kaa's Hunting" and "Tiger!
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling - review