Great Stories for Children

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Great Stories For Children contains a mixed bag of tales, featuring everything from nature and pets to leopards, bears, and even ghosts, written in the inimitable witty style of Ruskin Bond. Summary Of The Book The short stories featured in this book introduce readers to new worlds and interesting people. First up, there's Tutu, the monkey who loves to stir up trouble for Aunt Ruby. Aunt Ruby becomes enraged when he runs off with her precious necklace. Will she manage to get it back? In another story, a pet python suddenly shows up in the most unexpected places, causing mayhem as he appears. Then comes a naughty ghost who amuses himself by riling up the residents of the house, whenever he is bored. The book has a story where the protagonists, three children, are stranded and forced to wait out a storm on a haunted hill. One story also features a cunning thief, who is adept at escaping every single time. But one day, his conscience gets the better of him. Does he manage to leave his old lifestyle behind and become an honest man? This collection even contains an amusing story about the famed Himalayan bears. They enjoy gorging on plums, apricots and pumpkins. One tale in Great Stories For Children stars the maestro, Ruskin Bond, himself. While staying at a resort, he encounters a ghost in the dead of the night. What does the ghost want? Will Bond manage to come away safely? Great Stories For Children also includes other stories like Strange Men, Strange Places, School Days, All Roads Lead To Ganga, The Rupa Carnival Of Terror, and School Times. About Ruskin Bond Ruskin Bond is a popular writer of British origin. He has also penned Ghost Stories from the Raj, A Town Called Dehra, The Adventures of Rusty, and The Parrot Who Wouldn't Talk. He is of British descent and was born in 1934 in India. He studied at Shimla and won many writing competitions at school. When he went to London after his schooling, he began penning his first novel. He has been the recipient of prestigious awards like the Padma Shri and the Sahitya Akademi Award. He played an important role in shaping children's literature in India.

Great Stories for Children is a collection of some of Ruskin Bond's most delightful children's stories. It stars Toto, the monkey, who takes a fancy to the narrator's aunt, much to her dismay, a python besotted by his own appearance, a mischievous ghost who enjoys stirring up the house when things get dull, three young children stranded in a storm on the Haunted Hilland Ruskin Bond himself, who happens to make the acquaintance of a ghost at a resort late one night.

AuthorRuskin Bond
Height772 mm
Length512 mm
Width47 mm
Weight93 g
Language TypePublished
Number Of Pages200
Package Quantity1
Product GroupBook
Publication Date2011-11-01
Sales Rank417

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General information about Great Stories for Children
  • The author associated with Great Stories for Children is Ruskin Bond.
  • The EAN for Great Stories for Children is 9788129118929.
  • The ISBN for Great Stories for Children is 8129118920.
  • The height for Great Stories for Children is 772 mm.
  • The length for Great Stories for Children is 512 mm.
  • The width for Great Stories for Children is 47 mm.
  • The weight for Great Stories for Children is 93 g.
  • The language for Great Stories for Children is English.
  • The binding of Great Stories for Children is Paperback.
  • The number of pages for Great Stories for Children are 200.
  • The quantity for Great Stories for Children in a package is 1.
  • Great Stories for Children is grouped in Book group of products.
  • The publication date for Great Stories for Children is 2011-11-01.
  • The publisher for Great Stories for Children is Rupa.
  • The producer for Great Stories for Children is Rupa.
  • The sales rank for Great Stories for Children is 417.