Ruskin Bond is a Indian author of British descent. He lives with his adopted family in Landour, Mussoorie, India. The Indian Council for Child Education has recognised his role in the growth of children's literature in India. He was awarded the Sahitya Academy Award in 1992 for Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra, a novel in English. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 and the Padma Bhushan in 2014.
Ruskin Bond Famous Quotes
I have come to believe that the best kind of walk, or journey, is the one in which you have no particular destination when you set out.
- ― Ruskin Bond
Ranji had a one-rupee coin. He'd had it since morning, and now it was afternoon - and that was far too long to keep a rupee. It was time he spend the money, or some of it, or most of it.
- ― Ruskin Bond, The Room of Many Colours: A Treasury of Stories for Children
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- "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
Ruskin Bond - Written works The Best of Ruskin Bond
The Blue Umbrella
The Room on the Roof
The Eyes Have It
Delhi Is Not Far
Rusty the Boy from the Hills
A Flight of Pigeons
Night Train at Deoli and Other Stories
Landour Days: A Writer's Journal
EARLY LIFE, CAREER AND AWARDS Early Life. Ruskin Bond was born on May 19, 1934, in Kasauli, Punjab, India. He was born to Edith Clarke and Aubrey Bond.
Career. Ruskin Bond started his career by working in a photo studio. He worked there while he was looking for publishers for his works.
Awards and Achievements. In 1992, Ruskin Bond won the Sahitya Academy Award for his book ‘Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra.’ In 1999, he received the Padma Sri award.