ISBN13: 9781786750440
HB - 260 x 216 mm
Over 50 full colour illustrations

Rights: World

Rights Sold: UK

Market: Children's Classic Fiction

The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (abridged)

by Rudyard Kipling
Illustrated by Robert Ingpen

From the moment a little naked cub wanders into the lair of Father Wolf and Mother Wolf to the moment when the master of the jungle returns to his own people, Mowgli's adventures comprise a fable of human life. Along with these stories are other animal tales. This is a magnificent, abridged new edition of the best-loved story featuring over 50 beautiful illustrations by award-winning Australian illustrator Robert Ingpen

Illustrator Robert Ingpen was born in 1936 in Geelong, Australia, and still lives and works nearby in Barwon Heads. He studied illustration art and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. In 1986 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children’s literature and he has been honoured with Membership of the Order of Australia. A world-renowned artist and author, Ingpen has designed, illustrated and written more than one hundred books, including his highly acclaimed series of illustrated Children’s Classics, which have now been published in many editions around the world. www.robertingpen.com

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