Bring to life the classic story of The Jungle Book with this exquisite cut-paper gift edition.
Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book is brought to life with this exquisite three-dimensional cut-paper gift edition, beautifully illustrated by Kate Greenaway medal-nominee illustrator Nicola Bayley. Presented in a slipcase, the book unfolds to reveal twelve of the most famous moments in the classic story about the man-cub Mowgli, from his upbringing among the wolves and his lessons in the Law of the Jungle from Baloo the bear, Bagheera the black panther and Kaa the python to his clash with the evil tiger, Shere Khan.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), poet, short-story writer and journalist, was born in India. In 1907 he became the first English writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Among his classic works are the poem If and the Just-So Stories. He is buried in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey. Nicola Bayley is one of this country's best-loved artists. Both Katje the Windmill Cat and The Mousehole Cat were shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. She lives in London, SW9.