Book
Dutch

Het jungleboek

Rudyard Kipling (author), Michael Foreman (illustrator)
Target audience:
9-11 years and up
Title
Het jungleboek / Kipling, Rudyard ; geill. door Foreman, Michael
Author
Rudyard Kipling
Illustrator
Michael Foreman 1938-
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The jungle book
Publisher
Antwerpen: Facet, 1992 | Other editions
175 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-5016-118-9

About Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling ( RUD-yərd; 30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He was born in India, which inspired much of his work.

Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888). His poems include "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), "The Gods of the Copybook Headings" (1919), "The White Man's Burden" (1899), and "If—" (1910). He is seen as an innovator in the art of the short story. His children's books are classics; one critic noted "a versatile and luminous narrative gift."

Kipling in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was among the United Kingdom's most popular writers. Henry James said "Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius, as distinct from fine intellig…Read more on Wikipedia