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Ruskin Bond

Born in Kasauli in 1934, Ruskin Bond grew up in Jamnagar, Dehradun, New Delhi and Shimla. His first novel, The Room on the Roof, written when he was seventeen, received the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written over five hundred short stories, essays and novellas (some included in the collections Dust on the Mountains and Classic Ruskin Bond) and more than forty books for children. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award for English writing in India in 1993, the Padma Shri in 1999, and the Delhi government’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi’s Bal Sahitya Puraskar for his ‘total contribution to children’s literature’ in 2013 and was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 2014. He lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his extended family.

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Rusty, a sixteen-year-old Anglo-Indian boy, is orp...

The Room on the Roof
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It's the simple things in life that keep us from g...

Notes from a Small Room
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A comprehensive guide to fiction in English for re...

Puffin Good Reading Guide for Children
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Set in Shahjahanpur during the revolt of 1857, A F...

A Flight of Pigeons
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"Our very own resident Wordsworth in prose' "India...

Landour Days
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H.H. is the spoilt, selfish, beautiful widow of th...

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A delectable offering from a writer who not only k...

Book of Humour
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