Three tales from Kipling's "Jungle Books". "Mowgli's Brothers" tells the story of Mowgli, the young boy raised by wolves and under the protection of Baloo the bear and Bagheera the black panther, as they face the threat of the tiger, Shere Khan. In "The King's Ankus", Mowgli is led to a vast treasure in a hidden city by the python, Kaa. He does not realize, however that the allure of the treasure leads men to kill... In "Red Dog", Mowgli and his wolfpack are under threat from a vicious pack of wild dogs, and Mowgli must turn to Kaa for help to defeat them.
Classics Illustrated tells these wonderful tales in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes a biography of Rudyard Kipling, theme discussions, a poem by Kipling and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom and at home to further engage the reader in the story.
The Classics Illustrated comic book series began in 1941 with its first issue, Alexandre Dumas' "The Three Musketeers", and has since included over 200 classic tales released around the world. This new CCS Books edition is specifically tailored to engage and educate young readers with some of the greatest works ever written, while still thrilling older readers who have loving memories of this series of old.