Into the Jungle: Stories for Mowgli
 

How to buy

awards/reviews/quotes

more titles by Katherine Rundell

more titles by Kristjana S. Williams

view other editions



Bookmark and Share
 
Into the Jungle: Stories for Mowgli

author: Katherine Rundell
illustrator: Kristjana S. Williams

This wise and witty companion to Rudyard Kiplings 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 Mowglis upbringing. The timely theme of the possibility of understanding and empathy across species, cultures, and genders will resonate with contemporary readers.

Timed for the release of Warner Bros.s film Mowgli in October 2018 and Disney's release of The Jungle Book 2 in 2019, here is a beautifully illustrated companion to Kipling's classic, by a writer of extraordinary storytelling ability, that explores its timeless themes in a careful update.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$24.99 / $0.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536207896 /  9781536207897
on sale date:
10/2018
type/format:
Fiction - Illustrated Middle-grade / EBook
LC#:
 
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
240 / N/A
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
 
subjects:
Classics; Animals; Fairy Tales & Folklore;
author’s comments:
Katherine Rundell was born in Kent, England, and raised in Zimbabwe. She is a fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, and the author of numerous award-winning books for children, most recently The Explorer, winner of the 2017 Costa Childrens Book Award. She has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal and won the Boston GlobeHorn Book Award. Katherine Rundell lives in Oxford, England.
illustrator’s comments:
Icelandic-born Kristjana S. Williams is an award-winning illustrator and designer whose commissions include art for the Rio Olympic Games and The Wonder Garden, written by Jenny Broom.
 
browse by:

 
view options
   parent
 teacher/librarian
 bookseller