Even the most reluctant beginning reader is usually happy to have a story read to him.
With these Audible audiobooks priced at under a dollar each, plus with the matching bargain-priced (and sometimes FREE!) Kindle editions, Whispersync for Voice can have kids following along as the words in the Kindle book are highlighted in sync with the narration.
Note that in most cases, to get the discount price on the Audible audiobook you must buy the Kindle book first, then follow the “add narration” link on the purchase confirmation page.
A young mongoose protects his human family from two murderous cobras. English Nobel laureate Kipling’s best story from The Jungle Book collection, “Rikki Tikki Tavi” has been adapted many times to film and television.