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by Ruskin Bond
Product Code: SI-0001013855
Country of origin: India
Humour, love, friendship, trust every mood that makes childhood worth remembering comes to life in this beautifully illustrated collection. Can trees really walk; how do a young boy and an old woman become best friends; what happens when a mischievous ghost starts living in your house; what do you do when nothing but a sweet can satisfy your hunger? Gentle and thoughtful, funny and memorable, these stories are a fascinating read for people of all ages.
About the Author
Born in 1934, Ruskin Bond grew up in Jamnagar, Shimla, New Delhi and Dehradun. He has been writing for over sixty years, and now has over 120 titles in print novels, collections of stories, poetry, essays, anthologies, and books for children. His first novel, The Room on the Roof, received the prestigious John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1957. He has also received the Padma Shri, and two awards from the Sahitya Akademi one for his short stories and another for his writings for children. In 2012, the Delhi govern- ment gave him its Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in Mussoorie with his adopted family. Archana Sreenivasan is a visual communication designer who particularly enjoys illustrating stories. She illustrates for magazines, picture books and comics, among other things. Archana holds a postgraduate diploma in animation film design from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. She lives in Bangalore.
|Category||in Children's & Young Adult|
|Available from||January 15, 2020|
|Last modified on||July 9, 2020|
|Country of origin||India|
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