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Short stories and children's books author

Ruskin Bond is a celebrated Indian author of British descent. He has won the Sahitya Akademi Award and Padma Shri for his contributions to children's literature. He has written over 500 hundred short stories and over 30 books for children. Currently, he lives with his adopted family in Landour near Mussoorie.

Dec
09

My Advice To The Youth: Learn To Cook.

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The other day, a group of boys and girls who would soon be leaving school asked me for a few words of advice. I think they were expecting something very serious and pedantic.

“Learn to cook,” I told them.

They … Read more

Aug
28

STANDING UP FOR THE RIGHTS OF THE ARTS

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Dear friends,

Recently I reviewed a letter from a 17-year-old boy studying in class 12 in a Kolkata school. People still write to me by post, knowing that I am not a computer-savvy person. Every time I buy a laptop, … Read more

Jul
25

YES, THIS ONE IS ALL ABOUT BOOKS.

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Dear Friends,

How about writing a book? If not a book, then a story? Or even a poem? Express yourself in some way. And words are the best way in which to express yourself.

But if writing sounds like hard … Read more

Jul
08

OF THE SUMMER GONE BY

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Dear Friends,

No sooner do the summer holidays come round than they seem to be over! Most of us are back in our classrooms.

Nothing wrong with classrooms – they can be fun too  – but during those few weeks … Read more