Reared in the streets of India at the turn of the century, the orphan Kim is the 'Friend of all the World,' an imp with an endless interest in the extraordinary characters he meets daily. One of them, an old Tibetan lama, sets him on the path that will lead him to travel the Great Trunk Road, and even towards the secret world of espionage! 448 pages, softcover. Ages 8-12. Slightly Imperfect.