Sequel to The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. First published in 1895, it features five stories about Mowgli and three unrelated stories.
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The Second Jungle Book is the sequel to Rudyard Kipling's acclaimed collection of stories about the Indian jungle. These new stories were published a year after the original and mostly focus on the same characters, including Mowgli, Baloo, and Beeghera. Similar to his first collection of fables, this sequel also contains a poem at the end of every story, showcasing Rudyard's knowledge of the politics of the time as well as his passion for the Indian Jungle.
The second books of stories continues the adventures of Mowlgi, the Jungle Boy, and contains the following stories: "How Fear Came", "The Miracle of Purun Bhagat", "Letting in the Jungle", "The Undertakers", "The King's Ankus", "Quiquern", "Red Dog", and "The Spring Running".
The jungle boy Mowgli's adventures continue, culminating in his finding his mother and being forced to decide between a life in civilization or a life in the jungle. Interspersed are three stories: "The Miracle of Purun Bhagat", "The Undertakers" and "Quiquern".
A continuation of The Jungle Book, these further adventures of Mowgli the man-cub and his animal companions are sure to delight listeners of all ages. Vibrant and crackling with intensity, these stories present Akela the wolf; Baloo the brown bear; Shere Khan, the boastful Bengal tiger who is Mowgli’s enemy; Kaa the python; Bagheera the black panther; and Rikki-tikki-tavi the mongoose, among others.