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- 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...
- The Floating Press 1895; US$ 4.99
The Second Jungle Book is the sequel to Kipling's much-loved The Jungle Book. It contains five more stories about Mowgli, and three unrelated stories. "Now this is the Law of the Jungle—as old and as true as the sky; And the Wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the Wolf that shall break it must die." more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99
Even if you're a die-hard fan of the Disney animated classic The Jungle Book, you may not know that the tales upon which the popular movie was based comprised a significant proportion of British author Rudyard Kipling's creative output. In addition to the Mowgli tales, Kipling composed dozens of other short stories about virtually every aspect... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 11.81
Just So Stories is a collection of Rudyard Kipling's animals tales in which we learn about 'How the Whale Got His Throat', 'How the Camel Got His Hump', 'How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin', 'How the Leopard Got His Spots', 'The Elephant's Child', 'The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo', 'The Beginning of the Armadillos', 'How the First Letter Was Written',... more...
- Copyright Group 2015; US$ 1.49
The Poetry Hour ? Volume 3. Poetry is often cited as our greatest use of words. The English language has well over a million of them and poets down the ages seem, at times, to make use of every single one. But often they use them in simple ways to describe anything and everything from landscapes to all aspects of the human condition. Poems can... 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...