The Jungle Book and Feral Children

The new Disney movie will be released on April 15, 2016.

This video shows the side by side comparison of the trailers from the 1967 version and the 2016 version.

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Meanwhile, don’t forget the original story was written by Rudyard Kipling in 1893.

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Interesting note: The swastika appeared on original copies as a

symbol of good luck. The Nazis did not begin to use the symbol until 1920.

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(From the Jungle Book collection)

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Today’s Assignment:

1. Read Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book at Project Gutenberg online.

2. Watch the new movie trailer.

3. Find out more about Rudyard Kipling’s background and his inspiration for this story.

4. How many stories of feral children can you think of?

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Bonus Trivia: Dyrk Ashton who appeared in: The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)

can now be found at: Paternus Books and @unDyrk on Twitter.