Joseph Rudyard Kipling

Kipling (1865-1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.(Wikipedia,2021)

Where was he born?

He was born in 1865 in India, the country which inspired much of his work.(Wikipedia,2021)

About his work

He is known for his celebration of British imperialism, his stories and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children.(Stewart,2021)

What critics say

Kipling's children's books are considered classics(Wikipedia,2021). One crit noted:

“a versatile and luminous narrative gift.”


In 1907,he was the first English language writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, and at 41, its youngest recipient to date.(Wikipedia,2021)