Insatiable curiosity that must be satisfied no matter what happens: could anything be more childlike than that? Rikki Tikki Tavi, the adorably mischievous hero of Rudyard Kipling's timeless The Jungle Book, may be a mongoose, but kids and their parents will find his behavior endearingly familiar. Whether he's accidentally causing havoc or impulsively getting into trouble, his friends just keep loving him…and young readers will too.