An extravagent new edition of some of the best-loved stories of all time. First published over a century ago. these three stories about the man-cub Mowgli have delighted adults and children ever since. The stories tell of Mowgli's upbringing among the wolves; his lessons in the Law of the Jungle from Baloo the bear, Bagheera the black panther and Kaa the python; his kidnap by the Monkey People and his clash with the evil tiger, Shere Khan. Illustrated in ravishing full-colour and exquisite detail by award-winning artist Nicola Bayley, this is a book to treasure for ever. This stunningly illustrated version of "The Jungle Book" is an ideal gift. Major PR and publicity coverage.
Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay on 30 December 1865 and made a significant contribution to English literature in various genres, including poetry, short story and novel. Nicola Bayley studied Art at St Martin's and the Royal College of Art. Nicola has won critical acclaim and many prizes for her beautifully illustrated and minutely observed pictures. She lives in London.