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Getting Granny's Glasses:
Mani’s Granny is seventy and can barely see through her old, scratched glasses. With only a hundred and fifty rupees in their pockets and a thirst for adventure, Mani and Granny set off to buy a new pair. On the way, they get drenched in the rain, run into mules and encounter a terrible landslide. Will Granny ever be able to reach the town and get herself a new pair of glasses?
The Eyes of the Eagle
Little Jai with his dog Motu, guards his grandfather's flock in the Tung meadows, high up on the Himalayan range, but on the prowl is a mighty golden eagle, with its powerful beak and talons, ready to prey on the lambs. Things take a turn for the worse when Motu is injured by the fierce bird. Will Jai be able to protect his lambs from the menacing eyes of the eagle? This beautifully illustrated edition brings alive the magical charm of one of Ruskin Bond's most unforgettable tales.
A tale of sweet revenge
Ruskin is keen to teach his scatterbrained uncle a lesson. After all, he put him on the wrong train! Armed with gifts from his new friend, the stationmaster-yummy rasgullas and a pair of beautiful white mice-Ruskin devises the perfect payback.
Peppered with endearing characters and brought to life by delightful artwork, this is one of Bond's most unforgettable tales.
The Treen lover
Everything that you’ve always loved about Ruskin Bond is back
His mesmerizing descriptions of nature and his wonderful way with words—this is Ruskin Bond at his finest.Read on as Rusty tells the story of his grandfather’s relationship with the trees around him, who’s convinced that they love him back with as much tenderness as he loves them.
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Cricket for the Crocodile
Ranji's team finds an unexpected opponent-a nosy crocodile-when they play a cricket match against the village boys. Annoyed at the swarms of boys crowding the riverbank and the alarming cricket balls plopping around his place of rest, Nakoo the crocodile decides to take his revenge.
Dust On The Mountain
Ruskin Bond wrote his first short story; 'Untouchable'; at the age of sixteen over hundred stories; including the classics 'A Face in Dark'; 'The Kitemaker'; 'The Tunnel'; 'The Room if many Colours'; 'Dust on the Mountain'; and 'Times Stops at Shamli'. This volume brings together the best of all the short fiction Ruskin Bond has ever written.
'[Ruskin Bond's stories]' brings to life the special flavours of life in the hills...strengthen[s] the "Rudyardian thesis" that the smell of the Himalayas; if it once creeps into the blood of a man; he will return to the hills again and again and will love to live and lie among them.'-Tribune
'[Ruskin Bond]' is a writer who has; with intense depth and sensitivity; absorbed the essence of the culturally syncretic Indian society.'-Telegraph
- Publisher : Puffin; Latest Edition (22 February 2016)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 72 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0143334042
- ISBN-13 : 978-0143334040
- Reading age : 6 - 8 years
- Dimensions : 13.5 x 0.8 x 20.1 cm
- Generic Name : BOOK