Chapters: Mowgli, Kaa, Shere Khan, Bagheera, List of The Jungle Book characters, Baloo, Akela, Hathi, Buldeo, Tabaqui, Messua, Messua's husband, Bandar-log, Father Wolf, Grey Brother, Chil, Nathoo, Raksha, Ikki, Chuchundra, Darzee,. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 97. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Kaa is a fictional Python molurus from the Mowgli stories written by Rudyard Kipling. Kaa is one of Mowgli's mentors. He, Baloo and Bagheera sing for Mowgli "The Outsong" of the jungle. First introduced in the story "Kaa's Hunting" in The Jungle Book, Kaa is a huge and powerful snake, more than a hundred years old and still in his prime. Bagheera and Baloo enlist Kaa's help to rescue Mowgli when the man-cub is captured by the Bandar-log (monkeys) and taken to an abandoned human city. Kaa breaks down the wall of the building in which Mowgli is imprisoned and uses his serpentine hypnosis to draw the monkeys toward his waiting jaws. Bagheera and Baloo are also hypnotized, but Mowgli is immune because he is human, and breaks the spell on his friends. In The Second Jungle Book Kaa appears in the first half of the story "The King's Ankus". After he and Mowgli spend some time relaxing, bathing and wrestling, Kaa persuades Mowgli to visit a treasure chamber guarded by an old cobra beneath an ancient city. The cobra tries to kill Mowgli but its poison has dried up. Mowgli takes a jeweled item away as a souvenir, not realizing the trouble it will cause in the second half of the story, and Kaa departs. In "Red Dog" Mowgli asks Kaa for help when his wolf pack is threatened by rampaging dhole (the red dogs of the title). Kaa goes into a trance so that he can search his century-long memory for a stratagem to defeat the dogs: With Kaa's help Mowgli tricks the dhole into attacking prematurely. Kaa ta...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=475904
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Descripción Books LLC, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 78 pages. 9.02x5.98x0.16 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk1155956079