Panther's Moon and Other Stories Kindle Ù and Other


  • Paperback
  • 128 pages
  • Panther's Moon and Other Stories
  • Ruskin Bond
  • English
  • 09 March 2019
  • 0140360441

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Panther's Moon and Other StoriesWierd, Amazing and sweet encounters of humans with animals which you will think about and cherish long after you ve kept it down This book is different yet familiar Loved reading those stories full of Feelings and a world full of unknown surprises. CONTENTS AcknowledgementsA Tiger in the TunnelThe MonkeysGrandpa Fights an OstrichPanther s MoonEyes of the CatThe LeopardGrandpa Tickles a TigerThe Eye of the EagleA Crow for all SeasonsTiger, Tiger, Burning Bright For those who enjoy forest stories, hunting or adventure stories go for this Though this book is for 9 ages, is good read for the simple and narrative style At times I felt as though I am reading Jim Corbett book, but Ruskin Bond s narration is different and I am sure, you will enjoy reading the same. An enjoyable collection of short stories by Ruskin Bond. This book by Ruskin Bond is a collection of 10 short stories for children, some of which have appeared in few books also Mr Bond, being a resident of Mussorie, is known to write stories that capture the picturesque beauty of the hills or the plains This book which deals mainly with the animals covers the flora and fauna, along with other rare breeds of animals in great detail.The tone of Narration varies according to the story Sometimes it s a monologue and sometimes a narration However, it This book by Ruskin Bond is a collection of 10 short stories for children, some of which have appeared in few books also Mr Bond, being a resident of Mussorie, is known to write stories that capture the picturesque beauty of the hills or the plains This book which deals mainly with the animals covers the flora and fauna, along with other rare breeds of animals in great detail.The tone of Narration varies according to the story Sometimes it s a monologue and sometimes a narration However, it is, the story telling is impeccable, even if it s in an animal s point of view Indeed, his serene, picture perfect hill town surroundings are vividly described in each chapter.As usual a mundane day is turned into the most eventful day in the stories His words bring forth an visual that is appalling and nerve racking as the story unfolds explaining the events that will mark the day It was also his narration that shows us just how impossible and hard the life of people living in the hills is One interesting thing to be noted is how the author has taken a keen interest on every animal and bird around him, noticing the tiniest detail and tying it in the story he builds around the animal.The author through his stories showcases that both animals and humans must keep to their boundaries Any other way is only disturbing the nature s balance And all the stories underline and educate the readers of this importance The author narrates the hunting of the prey by ferocious predators as if he had been on a hunting expedition himself The whole incident keeps us mesmerised with bated breath to know if the prey was safe or not.I especially like the chapter of A crow for all seasons It was really funny and the way the author chooses to tell his story is fresh and imaginative Then there was Eyes of the cat , which I had to read it again to check if I indeed caught the crux I wouldn t say it as paranormal but it definitely was vindictive and vendetta This will make a good read for the middle grade kids This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Loved the short stories Beautifully written, completely different to other children s tales , unexpectedly dark and deceptively smart. Really engaging although some stories are better than the others especially the story about the monkies.still thoroughly enjoyed it one of the best short story books i have read If there is a storyteller who is able to please the readers of all ages, it has got to be him All the stories described here will give you quite an idea how the Himalayan region is You will be able to feel atmosphere of the region.Stories are replete with emotions and dwell on encounters between animals and humans Once you start reading a story, you will not be able to put down the book until you finish it. An edition of some of the most remarkable animal stories..


About the Author: Ruskin Bond

Ruskin Bond is an Indian author of British descent He is considered to be an icon among Indian writers and children s authors and a top novelist.He wrote his first novel, The Room on the Roof, when he was seventeen which won John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957 Since then he has written several novellas, over 500 short stories, as well as various essays and poems, all of which have established him as one of the best loved and most admired chroniclers of contemporary India In 1992 he received the Sahitya Akademi award for English writing, for his short stories collection, Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra , by the Sahitya Akademi, India s National Academy of Letters in India He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 for contributions to children s literature.He now lives with his adopted family in Landour near Mussoorie.