This author had great imagination and good experience of the subject. I was transported in the jungles of India, just as the title promises. I loved the understanding of animals, seeing the world through their eyes. They have a hidden existence that we will never be able to fully appreciate.
Essentially this is for children. As an adult I found the writing thoroughly engaging and different to the way I remember it yeats ago.
In these days where nature is getting more marginalised every year, this book reads like a champion of conservation, celebrating wildlife and the way it all fits together.
There will be a few who might take offence at some colonial references but this is actual history and you can't change facts and attitudes that have passed.