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Crazy Times With Uncle Ken

Crazy Times With Uncle Ken

Beautifully illustrated collection of 12 funny adventure short stories for children by awarding winning author Ruskin Bond

Ruskin Bond
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The perfect bag of eclectic tales on wholesome, troublesome fun.
Ruskin Bond’s effortless and timeless storytelling will leave readers wanting more.
Includes 12 engaging adventure stories for kids

‘Uncle Ken was one of those people who went through life without having to do much, although a great deal seemed to happen around him.’

Who doesn’t like an eccentric uncle? Ruskin Bond certainly does. Whenever Uncle Ken arrives at Grandma’s house, and he does frequently, there is trouble afoot! Watch bumbling and endearing Uncle Ken stumble through the pages of this collection as he drives his car into a wall, is mistaken for a famous cricketer, troubled by a mischievous ghost, chased by a swarm of bees and attacked by flying foxes. Be it the numerous bicycle rides with the author or his futile attempts at finding a job, Uncle Ken’s misadventures provide huge doses of laughter.

A classic for readers old and new, Crazy Times with Uncle Ken returns with brand-new illustrations to reacquaint you with old friends, and will have you chuckling and doubling up by turns.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: May/2011

ISBN: 9780143331353

Length : 168 Pages

MRP : ₹250.00

Crazy Times With Uncle Ken

Beautifully illustrated collection of 12 funny adventure short stories for children by awarding winning author Ruskin Bond

Ruskin Bond

The perfect bag of eclectic tales on wholesome, troublesome fun.
Ruskin Bond’s effortless and timeless storytelling will leave readers wanting more.
Includes 12 engaging adventure stories for kids

‘Uncle Ken was one of those people who went through life without having to do much, although a great deal seemed to happen around him.’

Who doesn’t like an eccentric uncle? Ruskin Bond certainly does. Whenever Uncle Ken arrives at Grandma’s house, and he does frequently, there is trouble afoot! Watch bumbling and endearing Uncle Ken stumble through the pages of this collection as he drives his car into a wall, is mistaken for a famous cricketer, troubled by a mischievous ghost, chased by a swarm of bees and attacked by flying foxes. Be it the numerous bicycle rides with the author or his futile attempts at finding a job, Uncle Ken’s misadventures provide huge doses of laughter.

A classic for readers old and new, Crazy Times with Uncle Ken returns with brand-new illustrations to reacquaint you with old friends, and will have you chuckling and doubling up by turns.

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Ruskin Bond

Born in Kasauli in 1934, Ruskin Bond grew up in Jamnagar, Dehradun, New Delhi and Shimla. His first novel, The Room on the Roof, which was written when he was seventeen, received the John Llewellyn Rhys
Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written over 500 short stories, essays and novellas and more than fifty books for children.

He received the Sahitya Akademi Award for English writing in India in 1992, the Padma Shri in 1999 and the Padma Bhushan in 2014. He lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his extended family.

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