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Jungle Book, The  

Adapted by Stuart Peterson

Jungle Book, The $27.23 ex GST
$29.95 inc GST

Rudyard Kipling's classic jungle tales, in an acclaimed stage adaptation.

Paterson has mastered the art of injecting new zest and colour into classic children's stories   The Times

Cast : 6M, 2F (doubling required ; large cast possible)

Nick Hern Books | 978-1-85459-968-1 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB


Rudyard Kipling ( 1865 – 1936)  was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. 

Kipling received the 1907  Nobel Prize  for Literature, the youngest person ever to receive this award. He was born in  Bombay , in the  Bombay Presidency  of  British India , and was taken by his family to England when he was five years old.  Kipling is best known for his works of fiction, including   The Jungle Book  (a collection of stories which includes Rikki-Tikki-Tavi ),  Just So Stories ,  Kim , many short stories, including The Man Who Would Be King  and his poems, including  Mandalay Gunga Din The White Man's Burden  and  If .