Easy reading
English
Title
The jungle book
Author
Rudyard Kipling
Adapter
Richard B.A. Brown
Illustrator
Valentina Mai
Language
English
Publisher
Recanati: Eli, 2010
32 p. : ill. + cd
Note
Vereenvoudigde uitgave (400 woorden)
ISBN
9788853605122 (paperback)

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: The United States and the Philippine Islands" (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 …Read more on Wikipedia