?Owing to popular demand, ROADS is delighted to launch the first books in its Children's Classics collection- An extension of the popular ROADS Classics series, these are stories to excite the imagination. Perfect for reading together at bedtime or for introducing confident younger readers to iconic works of fiction, ROADS Children's Classics are books to treasureThe Jungle Book is a rich and spirited collection of stories set deep in the Indian jungle. In these timeless adventures, we meet tigers and bears, snakes and mongooses, elephants and seals, and most famously Mowgli, the 'man-cub' adopted by a pack of wolves who must learn the ways of jungle life, its colorful characters and its many dangers.Enveloping the reader in all the color, sounds, and heat of the lush jungle, The Jungle Book speaks to the very essence of storytelling: its power to create wonder and teach us about our world. As we get to know the iconic characters of Mowgli, Baloo and Shere Khan in their natural habitats, we can also learn a little something about ourselves. Leave your preconceptions at the jungle's edge. It's time to explore.