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, 8129118920
    • 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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    • Rupa & Co
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    Age Group
    • 9 - 12 Years
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    Ratings & Reviews
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    5

    Perfect book for kids

    A simple yet great book for kids.
    I bought it for my 12 year old brother and he is so engrossed reading it.

    And what to say about flipkart. Timely, swiftly and in perfect condition
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    Indrajit Ghosh

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    26 Sep, 2014

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    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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    24 Sep, 2014

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    5

    Perfect product!

    Great story book for new readers.
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    Asis Mohanty

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    5 Oct, 2018

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    5

    Really Great stories for children

    A story collection should make a reader to hook the book, how? I got the answer after reading this collection. Ruskin Bond with his style of wit and humour writes on pets, nature, tress, bear, leopard, tiger and above all ghosts. I am sure readers will enjoy this collection.
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    Arun

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    16 Nov, 2012

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    Just wow!

    Great book for Children! Gifted this to my 12 y/o nephew, he liked it!
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    Shubham Kumar

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    12 Dec, 2018

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    5

    Fabulous!

    only one word nice book for children
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    Tapas Mandal

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    26 Mar, 2019

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    5

    Worth every penny

    this is a. dry nice book . my daughter like it too much 😊
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    Aditi

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    26 Mar, 2019

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    5

    Fabulous!

    a simple English story book for both...kids and adults...fast and nice delivery by Flipkart...they handed this book in just 2 days to me...good cover..well condition book with plastic lamination....I ordered 6 different books...and they give bookmark with each book...thank you Flipkart..👍
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    Vivek Burile

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    17 Mar, 2019

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    Wonderful

    nice one with interesting stories
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    Neetu Singh

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    Best in the market!

    good book
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    Vinod

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    Questions and Answers
    Q:how thick is that book ?
    A:1 cm.
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    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: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:does it have pictures relating to the stories?
    A:No,it has only title pictures
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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:Do they give bookmark?
    A:yes sir
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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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    Q:how many pages does it have
    A:216
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    Q:How many pages are there?
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    Q:how many pages it is having
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