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The Jungle Book
Mother and Fatherwolf aren’t looking for trouble, but when a small man-child toddles by their cave, they decide they can’t leave him alone in the jungle. They take the boy into their pack, name him Mowgli, and raise him as one of their own cubs. Mowgli learns the law of the jungle from the big old brown bear Baloo and Bagheera the black panther, but even they can’t keep an ...more
ebook, 112 pages
Published December 18th 2008 by Random House Books for Young Readers
(first published January 22nd 2008)
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My 5 year-old loved this adaptation. Its a bit violent for that age but then again this is the jungle we are talking about. I have not read Kipling's original but I imagine it reads as though it is written for a different time. Landolf does a pretty good job at re-packaging the stories. I was not overly impressed with the artwork, but it suffices.