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Favourite Stories For Boys

Ranjit Lal (Author) Ruskin Bond (Author) Paro Anand (Author)
Synopsis Book cricket, beetle races, bows and arrows, ink ball fights in school ...Boys will be boys...Witty boys, sporty boys, befuddled boys, mean boys. You'll find all kinds of boys in these pages-there is a rising cricket star who finds himself dangling from a tree on the day of the big match; a grandson with a great-grandfather whose dark secrets appear from beyond the grave; a fat boy bullied by his classmates till he is helped by an unexpected person. There is also one who can't tell left from right, much to his teacher's fury; Amin, who faces up to a terrorist in the middle of a dog show; and Kari, who gets sucked into a parallel universe on his way back from the Principal's office.
Favourite Stories for Boys brings together stories written specially for boys by the finest children's writers in India—Ruskin Bond, Ranjit Lal, Shashi Warrier, Jerry Pinto, Poile Sengupta, Asha Nehemiah, Paro Anand, and many others. Funny, scary, exciting, thought-provoking, these stories for and about boys are sure to become your favourites.
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About the authors

Ranjit Lal

Ranjit Lal has written fiction and non-fiction for both adults and children. His books include The Crow Chronicles, The Life and Times of Altu Faltu, That Summer at Kalagarh, The Bossman Adventures and Bossman and the Thrown Away Family. His most recent book for Puffin was The Caterpillar Who Went on a Diet and Other Stories.

Ruskin Bond

Ruskin Bond, resident of Mussoorie, is a well-known writer of fiction and a reconteur par excellence. His Tales and Legends from India, Angry River, Strange Men, Strange Places, The Blue Umbrella, A Long Walk for Bina and Hanuman to the Rescue are also available in Rupa paperback. Ruskin Bond's Children's Omnibus has been a firm favourite with young readers for several years. Ghost Stories fro the Raj, The Rupa Book of Great Animal Stories, The Rupa Book of the True Tales of Mystery and Adventure, The Rupa Book of Ruskiin Bond's Himalayan Tales, The Rupa Book of Great Suspense Stories, The Rupa Laughter Omnibus, The Rupa Book of Scary Stories and The Rupa Book of Haunted Houses are eight of his recent anthologies for Rupa.

Paro Anand

Paro Anand is a Sahitya Akademi, Bal Sahitya Award winner for her book, Wild Child. She has written books for children, young adults and adults. As a performance storyteller and speaker, she has represented India all over the world. In 2019, she was awarded the Kalinga Karubaki Literary Award for Fearless Women Writers.



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Bibliographic information

Title Favourite Stories For Boys
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2007
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 0143330330
length 122p.