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The Cherry Tree

The Cherry Tree

A Short Story in the Popular Puffin Chapter-Book Series for Children by Sahitya Akademi Winning Author (1992) Ruskin Bond, illustrated bedtime tale

Ruskin Bond
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Rakesh plants a cherry seedling in his garden and watches it grow. As seasons go by, the small tree survives heavy monsoon showers, a hungry goat that eats most of the leaves and a grass cutter who splits it into two with one sweep. At last, on his ninth birthday, Rakesh is rewarded with a miraculous sight-the first pink blossoms of his precious cherry tree!

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Nov/2012

ISBN: 9780143332459

Length : 72 Pages

MRP : ₹150.00

The Cherry Tree

A Short Story in the Popular Puffin Chapter-Book Series for Children by Sahitya Akademi Winning Author (1992) Ruskin Bond, illustrated bedtime tale

Ruskin Bond

Rakesh plants a cherry seedling in his garden and watches it grow. As seasons go by, the small tree survives heavy monsoon showers, a hungry goat that eats most of the leaves and a grass cutter who splits it into two with one sweep. At last, on his ninth birthday, Rakesh is rewarded with a miraculous sight-the first pink blossoms of his precious cherry tree!

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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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