The Second Jungle Book
by Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Macmillan 1895
Number of pages: 196
In The Second Jungle Book, Kipling draws on the same elements that delighted so many readers in his original masterpiece - a profound knowledge of India, an understanding of jungle animals, and a remarkable imagination. Mowgli returns with his faithful companions - Bagheera the black panther, Baloo the lovable bear and Shere Khan the tiger - together with some new friends.
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