A story collection should make a reader to hook the book, how? I got the answer after reading this collection. Ruskin Bond with his style of wit and humour writes on pets, nature, tress, bear, leopard, tiger and above all ghosts. I am sure readers will enjoy this collection. --Arun on 16 Nov 2012
A very nice book for children. Gifted it to my cousin and he liked it. The assortment of the short stories also well selected. --Jaysmita Saha on 24 Sep 2014
It justifies its price but i am not much satisfied with the book because i have heard a lot about ruskin bond. --Anand Gautam on 16 May 2014
Great Stories for Children is a potpourri of short stories that effectively transports the reader to the fascinating world of its endearing characters. The ensemble includes Tutu the monkey who is fond of troubling the no-nonsense Aunt Ruby, a pet python who makes sudden appearances at the most unusual places, a troublesome Pret who enjoys stirring up the household he resides in, three young children stranded on the Haunted Hill, Himalayan bears who feast on pumpkins, plums and apricots, a crafty thief who has a change of heart, and Ruskin Bond himself who meets a ghost at a resort in the middle of the night ...