The very best of Bond’s charming verses
Beautiful, poignant and funny, Ruskin Bond’s eclectic verses for children are a joy to read to yourself on a lazy summer afternoon or to recite among friends. Nature, love, friends, school, books—all find a place in the poetry of India’s favourite writer.
Ruskin Bond is the author of several bestselling novels and collections of short stories, essays and poems.
Ruskin Bond was awarded 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.