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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi [Kindle Edition]

Rudyard Kipling
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

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This is the story of a boy and his weasel, a bird and a snake, India and the British Empire. Rudyard Kipling's dramatic tale, here excerpted from the greater volume of The Jungle Book, is the story of the loyal mongoose, Rikk-Tikki-Tavi, and the lengths to which he must go to protect his adoptive human family.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 151 KB
  • Print Length: 54 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0152670157
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Gere Donovan Press; 1.3 edition (1 Jan 1894)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004C43I68
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,831 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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4.7 out of 5 stars
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars childhood favorite 3 Oct 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
my happiest memories are times spent with my grandparents. one set taught me to cook & the other fueled my love of literature by reading the likes of Twain, Blyton, Tarka the Otter to name a few, but one of my faves was the endearing tale of a boy & his mongoose. the ultimate story of good vs evil and good triumphs. I never tire of this story.
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4.0 out of 5 stars RIKKY TIKKI TAVI 20 Feb 2013
By Janhyne
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RICKY TIKKI TAVI I read this book in school at it took me well back to my literature lessons I was lost in a time warp , can't wait to read it to my grand-daughters
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5.0 out of 5 stars summary 13 Feb 2013
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I love this book,my parents actually name'd me after the main character.can't wait to read it to my grandchildren.thank you.
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5.0 out of 5 stars an excellent read 31 Jan 2013
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I would 100% recommend this book.
I first read it almost 15 years ago while I was traveling through India with my family.
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Rudyard Kipling may not be everyone's cup of tea but this delightful story should appeal to all ages - I have used it with junior children and with undergraduates to convey a sense of the British in India .
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful story 8 Jun 2014
By under79
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I read this to my nine year old daughter, and I'm not sure who enjoyed it more. There were moments where I had to stop reading to compose myself. I thoroughly recommend this book to anyone who loves stories told from an animal's point of view and anyone who enjoys a fast paced, gripping story and everyone else...
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5.0 out of 5 stars Rikki-Tikki -Tavi 28 May 2014
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A brilliant book about a mongoose who saves a family's life with a strong plot full of description and detail had me hooked from the first word.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Kipling for modern kids 26 May 2014
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I remember reading this book as a child and I thought it might be too old fashioned for my 6 year old Granddaughter but she loves it. In addition, it put her to sleep after 5 minutes of reading. Bonus!!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars best book ever!!!
an amazing book to read especially ifyou like animals i loved this book it was great fun and entertaining i didnt want to put it down ! Read more
Published 1 month ago by rebecca bennett
5.0 out of 5 stars Rikki-tikki-Tavi the brave Mongoose.
Really loved Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, I had been read this story in my Childhood. So it was lovely to read it again. Recommend for Children and your Grand-children.
Published 1 month ago by Ann Pugsley
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best stories ever!
Rikki Tikki Tavi is a wonderful story and I loved reading it to my daughter. I remember reading it when I was little and it is just as brilliant and exciting now.
Published 2 months ago by E Stanway
4.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant short story for bedtime
Somehow I missed this story as a child, but I think I would have loved it. I really enjoyed reading it as an adult and although a classic now it does not feel old fashioned as some... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Reclusive Muse
4.0 out of 5 stars Great story
A family affair.
Back family days when reading was a joint effort with all. Great story will told in English.
Published 2 months ago by Butch
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic
Excellent classic short story concerning a mongoose (Rikki-Tikki-Tavi) protecting a British family in India from a group of malevolent poisonous snakes.
Published 4 months ago by Colin Laws
5.0 out of 5 stars Billybob
Best book ever would recommend it to someone to read brilliant fantastic Funnycool the a t Amazon g
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Published 4 months ago by Mr Paul Turton
3.0 out of 5 stars Okay
This book was not quite what I was expecting. It was a little disappointing. The story line was Okay nothing exceptional.
Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars A book from my past available in an instant.
Someone mentioned a mongoose and the name Rikki Tikki Tavi came into my head. There are thousands of children's authors out there now but when I was a child in the 1960s we were... Read more
Published 5 months ago by Jim Collier
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved its
I really love this book from when I first read it years ago in school. So pleased I found it as an E Book
Published 5 months ago by E. Winterbourne
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“We are very miserable,” said Darzee. “One of our babies fell out of the nest yesterday and Nag ate him.” &quote;
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his mother had fed him on dead ones, and he knew that all a grown mongoose’s business in life was to fight and eat snakes. Nag knew that too and, at the bottom of his cold heart, he was afraid. &quote;
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