Rupa & Co
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Brave Romi cycles seven miles through a forest when a forest fire has already started just to give his ailing father a medicine he badly needs. Romi risks his own life for his father when he had the option of staying at his friend's place for the night.
Is Romi able to escape the forest fire? Does he reach home on time? Is he able to save himself from the forest animals that are also running to save their loves form the fire? What happens when Romi encounters a huge elephant standing in the middle of the road?
Getting Granny Glasses is another adventure-packed story about a young boy Mani, who takes his grandma on a long and difficult over the mountains to the town she will be able to buy herself a much required pair of new glasses.
TIGER MY FRIEND
The men in the village have to shoot the tiger...but Chottu knows if they do there will never be tigers in the forest again. He knows the forest will no longer be the same without the tiger's roar. So, what happens? Are the villagers successful in killing the tiger? Or does Chottu save the tiger? Is he successful in his attempt?
Ruskin Bond carefully deals with the raw issue of saving the wildlife in his gripping and moving story. Through Tiger My Friend, he unfolds the story of Chottu and many alike, working towards the preservation of the wildlife that is the pride of the jungle
Ruskin Bond brings together an action packed, full of adventure story in these two tales--one set against a terrifying backdrop of a forest fire, and the other tracing an ardous journey of an old lady and her grandson through the rocky terrains.
About the Author
One of India's finest and most popular storytellers, Ruskin Bond is the author of several bestselling novels and collections of short stories, essays and poems. These include The Room on the Roof (winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize), A Flight of Pigeons, Time Stops at Shamli, Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra (winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award), Rain in the Mountains, Roads to Mussoorie, and A Little Night Music. He has also, over the years, expertly compiled and edited a number of anthologies.He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 and the Delhi Government's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.