The Essential Collection for Young Readers
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Ruskin Bond has been writing stories for children for over six decades now, delighting and enchanting each new generation of readers with his heart-warming tales of friendship, love and coming-of-age. Curated in this essential collection are some of his best-loved stories, designed to introduce the young reader to Ruskins cast of beloved characters from the irrepressible Rusty, with his constant thirst for adventure, to his Grandfather, with his overflowing kindness towards all creatures great and small, from the resolute Bina, who braves a leopard to walk to school, to Suraj and Sunder Singh, who become unlikely friends. Including classic tales such as The Girl on the Train, Coming Home to Dehra, The Room of Many Colors' and The Blue Umbrella, in turns funny, touching, whimsical and nostalgic, this collection is a must-read for children and adults alike. About the author Ruskin Bond has been writing for over sixty years and has now 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 award in 1957. He has also received the Padma Shri (1999), the Padma Bhushan (2014) and two awards from the Sahitya Akademi, one for his short stories and another for his writings for children. In 2012, the Delhi government gave him its Lifetime Achievement award. Born in 1934, Ruskin Bond grew up in Jamnagar, Shimla, New Delhi and Dehradun. Apart from three years in the UK, he has spent all his life in India and now lives in Mussoorie with his adopted family.

Ruskin Bond has been writing stories for children for over six decades now, delighting and enchanting each new generation of readers with his heart-warming tales of friendship, love and coming-of-age. Curated in this essential collection are some of his best-loved stories, designed to introduce the young reader to Ruskin's cast of beloved characters - from the irrepressible Rusty, with his constant thirst for adventure, to his Grandfather, with his overflowing kindness towards all creatures great and small, from the resolute Bina, who braves a leopard to walk to school, to Suraj and Sunder Singh, who become unlikely friends.
Including classic tales such as 'The Girl on the Train', 'Coming Home to Dehra', 'The Room of Many Colours' and 'The Blue Umbrella', in turns funny, touching, whimsical and nostalgic, this collection is a must-read for children and adults alike.

AuthorRuskin Bond
BindingPaperback
EAN9788129137005
Editionfirst
FormatAbridged
ISBN8129137003
Height780 mm
Length508 mm
Width49 mm
Weight33 g
LanguageEnglish
Language TypePublished
Number Of Pages192
Product GroupBook
Publication Date2015-06-09
PublisherRupa Publications India
StudioRupa Publications India
Sales Rank3215

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  • The author associated with The Essential Collection for Young Readers is Ruskin Bond.
  • The EAN for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is 9788129137005.
  • The edition for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is first.
  • The format for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is Abridged.
  • The ISBN for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is 8129137003.
  • The height for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is 780 mm.
  • The length for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is 508 mm.
  • The width for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is 49 mm.
  • The weight for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is 33 g.
  • The language for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is English.
  • The binding of The Essential Collection for Young Readers is Paperback.
  • The number of pages for The Essential Collection for Young Readers are 192.
  • The Essential Collection for Young Readers is grouped in Book group of products.
  • The publication date for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is 2015-06-09.
  • The publisher for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is Rupa Publications India.
  • The producer for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is Rupa Publications India.
  • The sales rank for The Essential Collection for Young Readers is 3215.