Children's Hardcover Book, The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling, Illustrated, Literature, Fiction, 1988
A wonderful children's hardcover book titled The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. Fritz Eichenberg's wonderful illustrations are seen here in both color and black and white. The cover is also illustrated with an elephant, tiger, and little boy. It has a plastic sleeve protector over the cover. The title is in gold on the spine and cover.
When young little Mowgli's parents are run out of their camp by a tiger the toddler scampers to safety. Thereafter, forest animals support Mowgli in times of hardship and distress. Through his wits and their kindness, he reaches adulthood. The delightful stories in The Jungle Book convey Kipling's message that children and adults alike can appreciate it.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865 –1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in the United Kingdom, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
9 1/4 inches in length
7 inches in width
Published by Grosset & Dunlap -- 1988
This book is in good condition. The binding is in perfect condition. The book is clean with no rips or tears. The plastic cover has wear at the top of the binding It does have shelf wear and shows signs of being read often.
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