Mowgli, the wolf-child, is famous around the world, read Kipling's original story and meet beloved characters such as Baloo the bear, Bagheera the panther and Shere Khan the tiger. Follow Mowgli as he tries to discover where he belongs. Plus, become immersed in Kipling's other jungle stories; meet Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, the heroic mongoose and Toomai, the elephant handler.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist born in India in 1865. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907 and is considered one of the great English writers. His children's stories, including The Jungle Book, Kim and Just So Stories, enchanted and continue to entertain children around the world.