The Jungle Book (Johanna Basford Special Edition Cover)
With a beautiful cover and chapter-heading illustrations throughout from queen of colouring Johanna Basford. The Jungle Book tells the story of the irrepressible Mowgli, who is rescued as a baby from the jaws of the evil tiger, Shere Khan. Raised by wolves and guided by Baloo the bear, Mowgli and his animal friends embark on a series of hair-raising adventures through the jungles of India.
"The colourist have a queen and her name is Johanna Basford" New York Magazine "The Jungle Book was one of those rare books that I felt I was actually living as I read it" -- Michael Morpurgo "Loved by children and adults alike" Daily Mail "The Just So Stories and The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling have always held a fascination for me" -- HRH Prince of Wales "Rudyard Kipling laid the foundations of modern children's literature with works such as The Jungle Book... wild, magnificent stories that felt as though they'd always existed, stories people might have told each other in the caves" Daily Telegraph