Fourteen charming tales featuring endearing and lovable characters like Uncle Ken, Granny, Aunt Ruby and more
'I think everyone has at least one eccentric aunt or uncle in the family. I had more than one. My boyhood days were enlivened by their presence.' India's best-loved children's writer Ruskin Bond introduces us to some of the most endearing and adorable characters he has ever written about - his grandfather, with his unusual ability to disguise himself as just about anyone, the eccentric Uncle Ken, with his knack for trouble, the stationmaster Ghosh and his amazing family and the unforgettable Aunt Ruby and her hilarious encounter with a parrot!
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.