Amar Chitra Katha
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The Blue Umbrella
Ten year old Binya is on cloud nine. She now owns a blue umbrella, one that stands out in her little village, giving her shade and protection from the heat and the rain. She feels she could be no happier, and that nothing could take this happiness away. However, not everyone finds her joy so lovable. In fact, there are some who want the umbrella for themselves and they will do anything to get their hands on it.
The Angry River
Sita loves her life on a tiny island in the middle of a river. Living with her grand-parents, she has everything she needs. But one day, when her grand-parents are away, the river begins to flood the tiny island, and it rages on, destroying the only place that Sita can call home. Can Sita save herself? Or will she drown, losing life and home in one go to the ravages of an angry river?
About Ruskin Bond
Ruskin Bond is a British-Indian writer. He is known best for his children's stories. Some of his works are: The Room on the Roof, A Flight of Pigeons, The Sensualist, The Blue Umbrella, Angry River, The Parrot Who Wouldn't Talk and The Blue Umbrella.
He was awarded the Padma Bhushan for his contributions towards Indian literature and the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992 for Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra. He now lives in in Landour, near Mussoorie with his adopted family.
About Amar Chitra Katha
Amar Chitra Katha is an Indian publishing house majorly known for its publication of graphic novels and comics about the Indian mythology.
Several famous titles in these series are: The Mahabharatha and Valmiki's Ramayan.