“… you would be hard pressed to find a better designed children’s app that originated from a book.” -PCMag.com/AppScout, 1/24/12
Random House and Smashing Ideas are proud to present a brand new way to experience Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Jungle Book.
Created by the co-author of Alice for the iPad, this fully interactive application will take you on Mowgli’s journey as he is raised by wolves in the Indian Jungle, searches for acceptance, and ultimately must come face-to-face with his fate and Shere Khan.
Choose to get lost in the timeless original text featuring the stories ‘Mowgli’s Brothers’, ‘Kaa’s Hunting’, and ‘Tiger! Tiger!’ or share the picture-book version with the children in your family. Each tale includes breath-taking original artwork, beautiful interactive scenes, and rich sound-effects all designed to pull you deeper into the story. Break Bagheera from his cage, assist Kaa in hypnotizing the monkeys, and even help Mowgli confront Shere Khan.
Two Ways to Read - Full Original Stories - Picture Book featuring a newly abridged story for children
Special Features - New original artwork - Dozens of interactive scenes and experiences including animation, real-time physics and sound effects - Full narration of Picture Book
About Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, India to British parents on December 30, 1865. In 1871, Rudyard and his sister, Trix, aged three, were left to be cared for by a couple in Southsea, England. Five years passed before he… More about Rudyard Kipling
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers Dec 15, 2011| Middle Grade (8-12)