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- OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.01
This collection brings together seventeen of Kipling's early stories, written between 1885 and 1888, when Kipling was working as a journalist in India. Wry comedies of British officialdom alternate with glimpses into the harsh lives of the common soldiers and the Indian poor, revealing Kipling's legendary powers of observation and, in 'Baa Baa, Black... more...
- Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 3.95
The Jungle Book was published in 1894, and tells of the child Mowgli who is a foundling brought up by wolves. Various animals - among them the wise black panther, Bagheera, and Baloo the sleepy bear - teach him the rules or 'Laws' of the jungle. He learns about the great enmity between Mowgli and the tiger Shere Khan who killed the boy?s parents.... more...
- Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95
Dan and Una acted Midsummer Night's Dream three times over on Midsummer's Eve, in the middle of a Ring - right under Pook's Hill. That was how they met Puck, 'the oldest Old Thing in England', and the last of the People of the Hills. With Puck, they were introduced to the nearly forgotten pages of old England's history, and to the people who had... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 3.95
The only one of Kipling's novels to be cast in an American setting, Captains Courageous endures as one of literature's most cherished and memorable sea adventures. Harvey Cheyne, spoiled millionaire's son, tumbles overboard from a luxury liner--only to be rescued by the crew of a Gloucester schooner. Thus begins the boy's second voyage into the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 4.95
Among the best loved of all children?s classics, Rudyard Kipling?s The Jungle Book is set among a community of animals in the jungles of India, where Kipling was born and grew up. Three of the stories feature the adventures of an abandoned ?man cub,? a boy named Mowgli, who is raised by wolves in the jungle. Other well-known stories in the collection... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 5.95
The Jungle Book from 1894 is a collection of Rudyard Kipling's stories that give moral lessons through the personification of animals. The most famous of the stories are the three detailing the adventures of Mowgli, the abandoned "man cub" who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. Also well-known is the tale of a heroic mongoose Rikki-Tikki-Tavi... more...
- The Floating Press 1901; US$ 3.99
The orphan Kim, whose father was an Irish soldier, makes his living by begging on the streets of Lahore and running errands. An aged Tibetan Lama is on a journey to find the mythical "River of the Arrow" and in doing so free himself from the Wheel of Things. Becoming his disciple, Kim joins the Lama to travel along the Grand Trunk Road. But... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Rudyard Kipling's 1897 novel Captains Courageous follows the adventures and subsequent growth of the spoiled young son of a railroad tycoon. Aboard a fishing boat after being washed off his transatlantic steamship, Harvey Cheyne Jr. is unable to convince his rescuers to return him to shore. Instead the captain offers him a place in the crew and,... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Plain Tales from the Hills contains 40 stories written by Rudyard Kipling, the author of The Jungle Book and Kim . Published in 1888, this was the first short story collection by Kipling. With the geographical meaning of "Plain" contrasted with "Hills", the title's pun hints at both the cleverly simple narrative style of the... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The Jungle Book (1894) is a collection of stories written by Rudyard Kipling. The stories were first published in magazines in 18934. The original publications contained illustrations, some by Rudyard's father, John Lockwood Kipling. Kipling was born in India and spent the first six years of his childhood there. After about ten years in England,... more...