The Second Jungle Book

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The Second Jungle Book  (1895) 
by Rudyard Kipling
The Second Jungle Book is a sequel to The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. First published in 1895, it features five stories about Mowgli and three unrelated stories ["The Miracle of Purun Bhagat", "The Undertakers" and "Quiquern"], all but one set in India, most of which Kipling wrote while living in Vermont. All of the stories were previously published in magazines in 1894-5, often under different titles. The book is less well-known than the original.
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Embossed cover from the original MacMillan edition of The Second Jungle Book, 1895, based on art by John Lockwood Kipling (Rudyard's father).

Table of Contents[edit]

NB Each even-numbered item is a poem related to the preceding story.

  1. How Fear Came
  2. The Law of the Jungle
  3. The Miracle of Purun Bhagat
  4. A Song of Kabir
  5. Letting In the Jungle
  6. Mowgli's Song Against People
  7. The Undertakers
  8. A Ripple Song
  9. The King's Ankus
  10. The Song of the Little Hunter
  11. Quiquern
  12. "Angutivaun Taina"
  13. Red Dog
  14. Chil's Song
  15. The Spring Running
  16. The Outsong


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1936, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.