Great Stories for Children

Great Stories for Children (English, Paperback, Bond Ruskin)

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Great Stories for Children  (English, Paperback, Bond Ruskin)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Rupa & Co
    • Genre: Fiction
    • ISBN: 9788129118929, 9788129118929
    • Pages: 202
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  • Description

    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.

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    Specifications
    Book Details
    Imprint
    • Rupa & Co
    Number of Pages
    • 194
    Additional Features
    Age Group
    • 9 - 12 Years
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    Ratings & Reviews
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    5

    very good

    A very nice book for children. Gifted it to my cousin and he liked it. The assortment of the short stories also welll selected.
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    Jaysmita Saha

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    Awesome

    Ruskin Bond has always been my favorite author as a child and is still now.. so I ordered this book for gifting my little sister. I am extremely happy with the purchase.
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    This actually a collection of short stories for children Theses will be fun to read and will also teach the children about values and ethics.
    The font is pretty big and would be easier for a beginner !
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    The product delivery was famous. I got the product the very next day when I ordered. And before gifting this book i re-...
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    Koushiki Chowdhury

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    11 months ago

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    Wonderful

    Fast delivery! very nice, one very adventurous story that i want to read again and again . love this story book best product in flipkart
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    5

    Simply awesome

    Amazing book for children. Ruskin Bond's book are most in every kids library. The quality of the book is also very good. I'm very much impressed. Thank you Flipkart for the good service.
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    Amrutha Nambiar

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    5

    Perfect product!

    very good book. really great stories for children. liked it immensely. very nice condition and fast delivery.
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    Aryan Verma

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    Apr, 2018

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    5

    Great collection of stories

    My son of 7.5yrs loved the book and it is your chance to introduce classic books and authors to your lil readers.

    Flipkart service is awesome. Super fast :)
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    Monika Garg

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    May, 2014

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    Value-for-money

    I have purchased this table 1 year back and till date it's fine . Look and strength wise it's is good .
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    KUMAR KUNAL

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    May, 2017

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    5

    Simply awesome

    Never any other book is bad.
    but this book is extremely good for the beginners. I read only one story in this but I don't like to wait more for next chapter. Good vocabulary. It is blessing for the beginners...
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    5

    Must buy!

    nice book. The collection of the story in the book is very well. I think that it is the best book to give as a gift to the student who study in under class tenth.
    I recommend to you buy the book
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    Deepak Kumar

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    10 months ago

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    Value-for-money

    It's a good book for starter. Starter means not it's very easy . but the content and stories are good
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    Neha

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    Questions and Answers
    Q:how is the book for 13 year old
    A:My 14 year old liked it very much, so I trust it will be good. However, different kids have different taste.
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    Q:how many pages
    A:The book has around 194 pages. It has different stories in very simple language that kids can read and understand on their own..
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    Q:how thick is that book ?
    A:1 cm.
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    Q:what are the stories in this book?
    A:The book has some nice stories for children but the words are a little complex for a 7 yr old. i bought it for my son who is 7yrs old. Ruskin bond stories are definitely worth a read
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    Q:Do they give bookmark?
    A:yes sir
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    Q:Is the English word simple or complex???
    A:simple
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    Q:does it have pictures relating to the stories?
    A:No,it has only title pictures
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    Q:How many pages are there in this book?
    A:135
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    Q:can children's can understand the story without the picture.
    A:Absolutely the language used is really easy and simple to understand. A definite must buy specially for children.
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    Q:What are the contents of this book?
    A:memories of Ruskin bond about his childhood l used to tell to my kids too not all of them but few are fantastic
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