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It was a small island in the middle of a big river, and just large enough for Sita and her grandparents to live with their three goats, the hens, a vegetable patch and a peepul tree. But one day, the river fl ooded and took everything with it, including Sita. How will Sita survive when the angry river sweeps her away? Find out in this classic story of courage and friendship, now in a brand new look.
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Ruskin Bond's first novel, The Room on the Roof, written when he was seventeen, received the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written a number of novellas, essays, poems and children's books. He has also written over 500 short stories and articles that have appeared in magazines and anthologies. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992, the Padma Shri in 1999 and the Padma Bhushan in 2014.Ruskin Bond was born in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh, and grew up in Jamnagar, Dehradun, New Delhi and Shimla. As a young man, he spent four years in the Channel Islands and London. He returned to India in 1955. He now lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his adopted family.
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Book Description Harcourt School, 1994. Library Binding. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0153021969
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