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The Jungle Book

Published by Racehorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

A bright, illustrated retelling of the classic children's tale!

Long before Disney’s animated movie, author Rudyard Kipling wrote down the story of Mowgli, the boy abandoned deep in the jungle. The baby Mowgli was discovered by the panther Bagheera, who brought him to the wolves to be raised. Mowgli grew up happily, learning the way of the jungle from the wolves, Bagheera, and his friend Baloo, the bear. One day, Mowgli is captured by mischievous monkeys and Baloo, along with the serpent Kaa, is forced to fight them off. While the friends celebrating their victory, the tiger Sher Khan, who had been hunting Mowgli, discovers them and attacks! Can Mowgli save his best friend from the most hated animal in the jungle?

With bright, full-color illustrations and simple text, this picture book is perfect for early readers or as a bedtime story. Introduce your child to the classic story of adventure and friendship in this new version of The Jungle Book!

Introducing a new series from Racehorse for Young Readers! These brightly illustrated and easy-to-read retellings are perfect for introducing your child to classic fairy tales and children’s stories. With simple verses and colorful pictures, your child will love to dive into these magical and intriguing stories. Perfect for beginning readers, or for reading as a family or at bedtime, this brand-new series will bring a smile to everyone’s face—young or old!

About The Author

Racehorse Publishing is an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing devoted to responding rapidly to new market trends. We are attentive to movements and opportunities in the retail and entertainment worlds, and look to turn them into exciting projects of our own. Whether it is developing new books quickly on the latest new game, new interest in a particular period of history, or rediscovering out-of-print classics, Racehorse reacts quickly—often instantly—to produce high-quality books on a wide range of topics.

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