‘Great Stories for Children’ is a potpourri of short stories that effectively transports the reader to the fascinating world of its endearing characters. It stars Toto, the monkey, who takes a fancy to the narrator’s aunt, much to her dismay, a python besotted by his own appearance, a mischievous ghost who enjoys stirring up the house when things get dull, three young children stranded in a storm on the Haunted Hilland Ruskin Bond himself, who happens to make the acquaintance of a ghost at a resort late one night.
Author Ruskin Bond is the author of several bestselling novels and collections of short stories, essays and poems.
These include The Room on the Roof (winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize), A Flight of Pigeons, The Night Train at Deoli, Time Stops at Shamli, Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra (winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award), Angry River, The Blue Umbrella, Rain in the Mountains, Roads to Mussoorie, A Little Night Music, Tigers for Dinner, Tales of Fosterganj, and A Gathering of Friends. Ruskin Bond receive the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 1999, a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Delhi government in 2012 and the Padma Bhushan in 2014.
He has also written over 500 short stories and articles that have appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies.
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