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Great Stories for Children

Written by: Ruskin Bond
Narrated by: Adnan Kapadia
Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (128 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Great Stories for Children is a potpourri of short stories that effectively transports the reader to the fascinating world of its endearing characters. The ensemble includes Tutu the monkey, who is fond of troubling the no-nonsense Aunt Ruby; a pet python who makes sudden appearances at the most unusual places; a troublesome Pret who enjoys stirring up the household he resides in; three young children stranded on the Haunted Hill; Himalayan bears who feast on pumpkins, plums and apricots; a crafty thief who has a change of heart; and Ruskin Bond himself, who meets a ghost at a resort in the middle of the night.

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undoubtedly awesome

loved it, the stories took me in to my childhood and the narrator is apt as best as the stories. I listened to all the chapters as many as 6 times.

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Loved it.....

Ruskin Bond stories take you to another world full of warmth and peace...simple yet mind blowing...how great it would be if life was that simple...

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Ruskin Bond story are simple but powerful<br />

I have loved his story, my first novel which I readed in 5th , from then only I fall in love with his story. story of hill station, nature, which are changing rapidly, it feels like nostalgia. 😍

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excellent book

loved and enjoyed it...great reading and voice modulation.
A must to hear with your kids.

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Wonderful Stories

Ruskin Bond has been an endearing story teller. Adnan' reading of these stories has added to the experience. well done Audible

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nice stories

really good narrated. do listen to this will make you feel good.
try other Ruskin bonds stories also

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Great stories but underperformed

Ruskin Bond is such a wonderful author, need to narrate in a more lively manner to do justice to his writing

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really lousy voice..terrible for children.

the voice n tone of the narrator is lousy and sleepyr.lousy expression less voice.Female voice should be used

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Don't miss this. And its not just for children

Ruskin stories have the power of time travel. And Adnan's voice makes it a real experience.

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great stories for everyone

these are amazing stories with a wealth of observation, humour and compassion,. loved hearing them.