This book is an adaptation of the classic novel The Jungle Book. Rescued as an infant from the savage tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is reared by a pack of wolves. His days are stuffed with excitement and danger as he learns the ways of the jungle from Bagheera the panther and the wise bear, Baloo. Because the boy grows, he also learns he should take his place among his own kind, but first, he should face Shere Khan in a battle of wits and strength to find the actual King of the Jungle. This straightforward to read adaptation is guaranteed to hook beginning readers no longer yet in a position to take on the unique.