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100 Interesting Facts about Famous Authors

100 fun facts about writers and their fascinating lives On Twitter we recently reached the 100,000 followers milestone. (Hurrah! And do follow us @InterestingLit if you’re also a tweeter.) To celebrate the occasion, we’ve gathered together one hundred of our favourite facts about famous authors. We hope you enjoy them! Where […]

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Five Fascinating Facts about The Jungle Book

Fun trivia about Rudyard Kipling’s classic work of literature, The Jungle Book, that inspired the Disney film 1. Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Scouts, personally requested Kipling’s permission to use names and symbols from The Jungle Book in his new cub-scout movement. Baden-Powell had already taken Scouting ideas from Kipling: Kipling’s 1901 […]