About the Book :
Rusty, the boy whose stories have charmed and entertained children for years, brings together his best adventures in one volume!
From the time he was a boy living with his grandparents in Dehra, surrounded by an assortment of odd animals, people and relatives, to when he gets sent away to school, then makes his way to London and becomes a writer, Rusty s had more adventures than we can count.
The Adventures of Rusty brings together his best, funniest, most exciting escapades. In these pages there s Toto, the monkey that travelled in a bag in a train; an encounter with a leopard; life as a young writer in faraway London; and the return home to roots that were always loved and never forgotten.
An evergreen classic of children s writing in India, Rusty s stories will be enjoyed like never before in this omnibus edition.
About the Author :
Born in Kasauli (Himachal Pradesh) in 1934, Ruskin Bond grew up in Jamnagar (Gujarat), Dehra Dun, New Delhi and Simla. His first novel, The Room on the Roof, written when he was seventeen, won the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written over 300 short stories, essays and novellas (including Vagrants in the Valley, A Flight of Pigeons and Delhi Is Not Far), and more than thirty books for children. He has also written numerous articles that have appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1993 and the Padma Shri in 1999. Three of his stories have been filmed, and the Rusty stories were turned into a TV serial, Ek Tha Rusty, a few years ago. He lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his extended family....