‘[A] collection of rib-tickling, gently humorous and moving stories…feels like a classic.’—Karthik Shankar, The Hindu Is your school a hotspot for jokes? Do your family members regularly fall victim to pranks? Do ghosts and spooks get you into trouble? Find every kind of funny, crazy, impossible mischief in this hilarious collection. Here you will find the girl who turned into a sloth just for her mother, the horse who went to the library and ate up some classics, the substitute teacher who saw dead people, the play where everything that could go wrong did go wrong, and many more amazing tales of pranks and troublemaking! Selected by Ruskin Bond and Jerry Pinto, these stories have been written by some of the best children’s writers of the country, including Sukumar Ray, R.K. Narayan, Ranjit Lal, Subhadra Sen Gupta, Paro Anand, Bulbul Sharma and Gillian Wright. As an added bonus, watch out for brand new stories by Ruskin Bond and Jerry Pinto themselves!
Ruskin Bond | Jerry Pinto
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.