The Jungle Book: The Graphic Novel

The Jungle Book The Graphic Novel The adventure begins the night a boy Mowgli escapes certain doom after being trapped in the perilous clutches of the tiger Shere Khan To protect Mowgli and to defy the tiger the Seeonee wolf pack a

  • Title: The Jungle Book: The Graphic Novel
  • Author: Dan Johnson Rudyard Kipling
  • ISBN: 9788190751544
  • Page: 291
  • Format: Paperback
  • The adventure begins the night a boy, Mowgli, escapes certain doom after being trapped in the perilous clutches of the tiger Shere Khan To protect Mowgli and to defy the tiger, the Seeonee wolf pack adopts the boy, giving him the nickname Man Cub Other animals a panther, bear, and python teach the boy how to survive as Shere Khan continually pursues him through the jThe adventure begins the night a boy, Mowgli, escapes certain doom after being trapped in the perilous clutches of the tiger Shere Khan To protect Mowgli and to defy the tiger, the Seeonee wolf pack adopts the boy, giving him the nickname Man Cub Other animals a panther, bear, and python teach the boy how to survive as Shere Khan continually pursues him through the jungle Eventually, Mowgli and Shere Khan square off in an epic battle, from which only one will survive.

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    1. For a comic book, its visual design is superb. Campfire’s latest adaptation, Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Jungle Book, is absolutely gorgeous: it’s not in the same playing field as popular superhero comics by DC and Marvel, that’s for sure. (Feel free to disagree, but neither Spiderman nor Green Lantern has ever been drawn so crisply or in colors so rich.) Children will love the drawings and parents will appreciate Campfire’s mission to make classics of literature (and other stories o [...]

    2. The story was known to me from the popular culture (ie Disney), but this is as close as I will get to the source, since I don't plan to read Kipling any time soon. If there are some political/cultural/philosophical undertones to the story, in the graphic novel they are lost and the story looks shallow. The graphics (drawings) are ok.

    3. Just to clarify, the edition I read today is a truly gorgeous graphic novel aimed at children. The original book is more a collection of short stories all which are fairly dense for young children.The writing in this isn't childish. It's just shortened. And it is truly beautifully illustrated.

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