About the Book :
Great Stories for Children is a potpourri of short stories that effectively transports the reader to the fascinating world of its endearing characters. The ensemble includes Tutu the monkey who is fond of troubling the no-nonsense Aunt Ruby, a pet python who makes sudden appearances at the most unusual places, a troublesome Pret who enjoys stirring up the household he resides in, three young children stranded on the Haunted Hill, Himalayan bears who feast on pumpkins, plums and apricots, a crafty thief who has a change of heart, and Ruskin Bond himself who meets a ghost at a resort in the middle of the night...
Each gem of this engaging collection will enthrall and recreate the magic of childhood for the readers.
About the Author :
Ruskin Bond, one of India’s most prolific writers, has been writing novels, poetry, essays and short stories for almost half a century now. In addition, he has expertly compiled and edited a number of anthologies over the years. He has been awarded the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957, the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1993 (for English writing in India) and the Padma Shri in 1999. Several of his short stories, including The Blue Umbrella, Susanna’s Seven Husbands, have been made into popular films.
|Title:||Great Stories for Children||Publisher:||Rupa|
|No. of Pages:||200|
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