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The Jungle Book By Rudyard Kipling The Jungle Book The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

  • Title: The Jungle Book
  • Author: Rudyard Kipling
  • ISBN: 9780812504699
  • Page: 394
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Jungle Book By Rudyard Kipling The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
    The Jungle Book By Rudyard Kipling

    The Jungle Book Apr , Living among the wolves in the jungle, young man cub Mowgli quickly learns to live life among his wolf pack and all the animals that inhabit the jungle, but when the villainous tiger Shere Khan threatens Mowgli s life, black panther Bagheera offers to take Mowgli to a nearby man village where he will be safe from the tiger s wrath. The Jungle Book The Jungle Book Oct , Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, James Algar, Jack Kinney With Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, Louis Prima, Bruce Reitherman Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization. The Jungle Book Dec , An adaptation of Rudyard Kipling s classic tale of Mowgli the jungle boy who is raised by wild animals after being lost when a tiger attacked an encampment and killed his father.

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    1. Manny on said:

      We are the masters of our planet, but we are not very good masters We are, in the blunt phrase I saw a zoologist use the other day, a plague species Sometimes, one feels the world would be better off without human beings This isn t necessarily a counsel of despair or treachery Our true loyalty should be not to mankind but to our genes, and most of those genes are to be found in other species who are far less destructive It would almost be a relief if the beautiful and savage animals we share the [...]

    2. Kenny on said:

      4.5 5 Kipling, Mowgli, and I have been on a long journey together I started The Jungle Book nearly ten years ago I lost my copy when I moved from the west coast to Chicago, found it again, picked up where I left off, lost it again when I moved to Wisconsin, and found it again in 2014 Since then, it s lingered on my nightstand waiting for me to join Mowgli again on his jungle adventures until last week These stories are absolutely beautiful It comes as no surprise that Kipling considered himself [...]

    3. Luca Ambrosino on said:

      English The Jungle Book ItalianoI 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 Tiger The search for a place to live safe from hunters is told in The White Seal Rikki Ti [...]

    4. Apatt on said:

      Welcome to the jungleWe ve got fun n gamesWe got everything you wantHoney, we know the names The opening poem of The Jungle Book Now Rann the Kite brings home the night etc is much elegant than Axl Rose s effort, but I feel it would be much nicer for you to read it in the context of the book.Now if you are looking for a review from someone with an in depth knowledge of Rudyard Kipling s works you had better look elsewhere My Kipling fu is so feeble I did not even know The Jungle Book was an ant [...]

    5. Nandakishore Varma on said:

      IMO, Rudyard Kipling is the worst example of the quintessential British Imperialist and Colonialist His attitude towards India is contemptuous and condescending As a person, I dislike him intensely.Kipling writes beautifully His stories are simple, engaging and profound at the same time As a writer, I love him.This is a childhood favourite I read it first in translation, and then in the original This is a true classic it works for one as a child as well as an adult.

    6. Lynne King on said:

      Two weeks ago I arrived at Aberdovey, a small seaside village on the Dyfi estuary in west Wales So to discover sun, and thus an ideal day for the beach, I needed a book Having no luck finding a bookshop, and minus my Kindle, the young man in the pub mentioned that the RNLI were selling books So when I saw the smiling face of Mowgli on the cover of The Jungle Book , well I had to purchase it and also support the Lifeboats as they do such marvellous work.I had read this collection of short stories [...]

    7. Aileene on said:

      PRE READ he believes I read too much Abs books wrinkles nose Commencing on the 8th of August 9 Aug Aus time POST READ EDITED FORLuke s review link This is the second time I read The Jungle Book The first one was when I was in secondary school as I had to write an essay for it.This story was memorable coz it was the same time when I first start wearing glasses So, needless to say this was the very first story I read with my pair.Back then though, you were considered teased called as a nerd when y [...]

    8. Kristen on said:

      No this is not your Disney movie Kipling wrote a fantastic series of short stories, only a few of which include Mowgli Baloo is not a lazy idiot, Kaa is not a bad guy, SherKahn is killed rather then run off, the wolves are not always the noble good guys this is VERY different then our cotton candy Disney film And so much enjoyable for it.Also included are the tales of Rikki Tikki Tavi, the Elephant Dance, and the White Seal I would have to say that my favorite is Rikki Tikki Tavi, he s just so [...]

    9. Anne Goldschrift on said:

      Ich bin so froh, es gelesen zu haben Ich h tte niemals erwartet, dass sich Disney und Original SO fundamental unterscheiden D

    10. Mariah on said:

      I am trying to read classics, so why not start off with the Jungle book This book is short enough that it only takes two CDs to listen to and a new movie version just came out about this book.The characters were interesting and very different from the movie For example, Baloo was apart of the wolf pack the whole time His job is to train the pups This is completely different than the movie All in all, I enjoyed this read I m glad this is my first classic, after starting up again Also, I read thi [...]

    11. Michael Finocchiaro on said:

      The stories of Mowgli and his friends are splendid Yes, Kipling was an unabashed supporter of colonialism and orientalist, he nonetheless was able to create some of the most vivid stories of animals and children and this one is certainly the best The Disney movie does not come close to doing it justice A must read even as an adult.

    12. Amber Tucker on said:

      Lesson learned from this book having been much and long beloved does not automatically make a book worth reading The only particular reason I picked this one off my shelf was the feeling it s a classic of children s lit, which I felt slightly ashamed of never having had a chance to enjoy I assumed must be classically marvellous I mean, I don t know if I ever even watched the Disney adaptation all the way through I was actually expectingallMowgli stories More than half are not, actually, about Mo [...]

    13. Terry on said:

      Rudyard Kipling s _The Jungle Book_ is an enjoyable read A collection of short stories, all of which revolve around the lives and troubles of different animals and the people who interact with them, it has a surprising amount of depth coupled with rather pleasant prose The most famous of these stories are probably those that revolve around Mowgli, the jungle boy raised by wolves in India whose adventures with Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther against the machinations of Shere Khan the tige [...]

    14. Leo . on said:

      A story that is really an institution The characters mirrored in the Cub Scout Movement I was a cub when I was a child and I adored the concept Akela our leader and Bagheera I remember going camping and foraging and singing songs around the fire The nostalgia is warming.An amazing five stars I love this story Brilliantly written by one of the greats.

    15. Celeste on said:

      Full review posted below.This was my first book completed on the Serial Reader app, an awesome way to read classic works of literature in less than fifteen minutes a day I highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in reading some classics, but who doesn t want to get bogged down in them And no, I haven t been asked to advertise the app I just really think it was a fantastic idea, and the execution of that idea was incredibly well done.End advertisement Onto the story at hand.Most everyone [...]

    16. Archit Ojha on said:

      Neil Gaiman revealed in his books that it was Rudyard Kipling s The Jungle Book that he read over and over again The Jungle Book is one of the fabulous books in my list Reading the book brought me a nostalgic feeling about my childhood when I used to watch its tv series Those days were truly Golden They are just a memory now, but thanks to this book that I can go back in time, whenever I wish and relive those moments.

    17. AMEERA on said:

      my best childhood story absolutely jungle the book mowgli beautiful adventure I loved it

    18. Sinem A. on said:

      ocukken filmini izleyip hayran oldum sonra da bu hayranl m hi kaybetmedim ancak kitab ok arad m ocuk kitab olarak vard ama b y kler i in versiyonu bulunmuyordu sadece bu bo lu u doldurdu u i in bile thaki yi tebrik etmeliyim bu bask da sadece orman kitab de il ba ka yk ler de var sizi hayvanlar aleminde farkl maceralara s r kleyen

    19. Melanti on said:

      I had no idea this was an anthology For some reason, I thought it was going to be only about Mowgli and his jungle friends, and had no idea this is where Riki Tiki Tavi came from.This was cute, but there were a couple of stories that just didn t seem to fit the Jungle theme The one about the seal in particular had no business being in the collection But the one about the camp animals and how they contributed to war fighting also seemed a bit out of place too Not that these weren t good stories t [...]

    20. Werner on said:

      Lost in the jungles of 19th century India the book was first published in 1894 as a toddler, little Mowgli is rescued from the vicious tiger Shere Khan by an adoptive family of wolves, who raise him as part of their pack The author s various species of jungle animals exhibit many traits and behaviors characteristic of real ones Kipling was born and raised in India, and his setting is depicted with a deftness born of first hand observation but he also endows them with a culture and languages, and [...]

    21. Olga Godim on said:

      Last time I read The Jungle Book was years ago, to my son, when he was a preschooler I didn t remember much before I started this read It might be that I only read him selective stories, because my memory of the stories was sketchy Mowgli aye, all of them, even the ones included in the other Jungle book Rikki Tikki Tavi yes, of course But I don t remember ever reading The White Seal or a couple other stories, so my impression of them is fresh The entire book is simplistic on the surface children [...]

    22. PurplyCookie on said:

      Kipling pours fuel on childhood fantasies with his tales of Mowgli, lost in the jungles of India as a child and adopted into a family of wolves Mowgli is brought up on a diet of Jungle Law, loyalty, and fresh meat from the kill The boy could climb almost as well as he could swim, and swim almost as well as he could run so Baloo, the Teacher of the Law, taught him the Wood and Water Laws Then, too, Mowgli was taught the Stranger s Hunting Call, which must be repeated aloud till it is answered, wh [...]

    23. GoldGato on said:

      This classic story by Rudyard Kipling, telling of the adventures of Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the jungles of India, gets the Ingpen treatment That is, the illustrations are by Australian artist Robert Ingpen, who brings the animals to life in the best edition I have seen of Kipling s tales for children This is the hour of pride and power,Talon and tush and claw.Kipling His pen could write with a silver tongue The sounds and denizens of the jungle come alive with his words Now add these i [...]

    24. aPriL does feral sometimes on said:

      Now Chil the Kite brings home the nightThat Mang the Bat sets free The herds are shut in byre and hut,For loosed till dawn are we.This is the hour of pride and power,Talon and tush and claw.Oh, hear the call Good hunting allThat keep the Jungle Law Night song in the jungle The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling is a book of delightful short stories and poem songs about talking animals Five of the stories follow Mowgli, who as a human toddler was separated from his parents after Shere Khan, the tiger [...]

    25. Paul on said:

      This is an excellent dramatisation of a classic tale I m not going to review the actual book other than to say that if you only know The Jungle Book from the Disney movie, you owe it to yourself to read the original book It s than a little different.This dramatisation is really good The cast is superb and they all do a fantastic job of bringing the characters they are voicing to life The sound effects are also amazing as is the general production value I m not usually a fan of music in audioboo [...]

    26. K.M. Weiland on said:

      This is not Disney s Jungle Book and that s a good thing As much as I love the classic Disney cartoon version, this is a delightful story in its original incarnation, featuring a much grittier jungle and a much independent young Mowgli Aside from the Mowgli stories, there are also several other charmers, including my childhood favorite Riki Tiki Tavi and the ending story about the army animals This is Kipling at his rightful best.

    27. Rae on said:

      Listened to this on libravox for free I love getting to hear the old stories we know and cherish from childhood over again I was unaware how much there was to The Jungle Book other than the story of Mowgli which is the one that is the most popular in the movies and disney and such But after listening to the whole book I really think my favorite story was the one of Rikki Tikki Tavi I have heard bits and pieces of Rikki Tikki a long while ago when I was younger but I guess I didnt realize that i [...]

    28. Donna on said:

      This is a classic by Rudyard Kipling It s a collection of short stories for children with lots of animals and humans, and how they did and did not get along Even though there was a fair amount of death in these stories, it was kind of glossy as most children s books are The Disney version of Mowgli s story is definitely cleaned up a bit I never read this one to my kids when they were little Even though I liked this, I don t regret not having read this one to them.

    29. John on said:

      This collection, including all of Mowgli s stories as well as Rikki tikki tavi, was culled from Kipling s original, two volume collection of jungle stories I like the thematic continuity of this volume, and including the mongoose story as a capstone played very well to my young audience.Mowgli s journey as a boy raised among wolves resonates on a deeply human and humane level Kipling clearly stacks the deck in favor of the animals at least those who operate according to the Law of the Jungle in [...]

    30. Kelly Ferguson on said:

      You know you ve been in grad school whenyou can t read a children s classic without analyzing its Orientalist perspective To read this book then, you have to do that thing where you forget there s been advances in social perspectives and take Kipling as a product of his time a British colonialist.Now that we ve gotten that over with, I was surprisingly spellbound by these tales of Mowgli and his jungle friends Kipling had me in a thrall, and I wanted to believe this fantasy of being raised by wo [...]

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