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 filled with excitement and danger as he learns the ways of the jungle from Bagheera the panther and the wise bear, Baloo. As the boy grows, he also learns he must take his place among his own kind, but first, he must face Shere Khan in a battle of wits and strength to discover the true King of the Jungle. This easy to read adaptation is guaranteed to hook beginning readers not yet ready to tackle the original.