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Mowgli leaning on a two black wolves, on cover of 'The Jungle Book, Based on the Masterpiece by Rudyard Kipling', by White Star.

The Jungle Book

Based on the Masterpiece by Rudyard Kipling

Illustrated by Manuela Adreani


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  • The classic tale of the Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
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Rediscover Rudyard Kipling’s timeless classic through internationally famous artist Manuela Adreani s wonderful illustrations. Together with Mowgli, young readers can explore the dense, impenetrable jungle and face up to the fearsome tiger, Shere Khan! Manuela Adreani’s romantic drawings, inspired by the complex patterns on old fabrics and brocades so dear to Flemish painters, will transport the youngsters into a magical world.

About the Author

After completing her diploma in illustration Manuela Adreani worked as a graphic artist and animator. After winning a scholarship for a master course in animation at Turin’s IED, she worked for the Lastrego e Testa studio on TV series produced and broadcast by Italy’s RAI television: Le avventure di Aladino, Amita della Giungla and also on La Creazione, based on the book by Carlo Fruttero. In 2011, she began a career as a freelance illustrator, working with Benchmark and Scholastic India and was one of the winners of the illustration contest organised for the 100th anniversary of Pinocchio. For White Star Kids she has created the illustrations for: Alice in Wonderland, Pinocchio and Snow White among others.

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White Star
21st Sep 2023
World excluding USA & Canada; India non-exclusive; Italy non-exclusive
305 mm x 240 mm
80 Pages
Name of series
Masterpiece Series
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