This book is a collection of stories that have been written with some recollection of the author’s own school days. Readers have always been drawn towards Ruskin Bond’s stories because of his storytelling skills that have the power to bring back memories for many.
Summary of the Book
This is a collection of stories that recollects the unforgettable moments of childhood and beautiful memories of school. In these stories, you will read about a little girl who is patiently waiting for her father to return from war, a Eurasian schoolboy and his grandmother who is always complaining about the dirty habits of the English and who detests the English language. There is also the story of an underprivileged boy who goes to a school that is filled with rich kids. With his fine writing skills, Ruskin Bond has managed to bring together the beautiful memories of schooldays in one book.
About Ruskin Bond
Ruskin Bond is an Indian writer of British descent. He was recognised by The Indian Council for Child Education for his role in the growth of children’s literature in India. For this, he was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992 for his work Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1999, and again in 2014. Today, he lives with his adopted family in Landour, near Mussoorie.
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