The Jungle Book (Classics Here and Now HB)

Author(s): Robert Frank Hunter

Picture Books

The first in a series of classic texts reimagined in the modern day. Stolen as a baby and taken in by a pack of street dogs, Mowgli grows up in the jungle of urban Mumbai. As he grows into a man, his life is threatened by the tiger Shere Khan. With the help of Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear, Mowgli learns that he must become the master of his own fate. This stunning retelling brings Rudyard Kipling's tale to a new audience, and its publication coincides with the release of a new feature length animation of the Jungle Book.

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'This [book] really stands out, a stunning reimagining of Mowgli's story set in the jungle of contemporary urban Mumbai, with incredibly vivid, eye-catching illustrations.' Bookseller

ROBERT HUNTER is a London-based illustrator who works with traditional drawing and printing techniques to produce his otherworldly picture narratives. His clients include the V&A, ASOS, Guinness, The New York Times, Picador, Time Magazine and Phaidon. This is his first book for children.

General Fields

  • : 9781847807977
  • : frances lincoln
  • : Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
  • : March 2016
  • : 265mm X 304mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert Frank Hunter
  • : Hardback
  • : BND
  • : en
  • : 823.92
  • : 5+
  • : 40