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Cherry Tree

4.18  ·  Rating details ·  304 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
A young girl nurses a cherry tree from sprig to seedling and is rewared one year by the sight of small miracle--its first pink blossoms. Abounds with quiet wisdom and love.--Publishers Weekly. Full-color illustrations.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 1st 1996 by Boyds Mills Press (first published October 1st 1991)
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Ravi Babu
Jun 24, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The subtle nuances in Ruskin Bond books are brilliant. The way he tells the story make us wish to become children again.
Mar 22, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Suitable for kids only who are below 10 years
Rama Ramaswamy
Great book for little children. A great story with quiet wisdom and beautiful feelings. Lovely language. My first Ruskin Bond book but surely not my last.
Hitessh Panchal
Aug 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Read , Enjoy and Reminisce your Childhood !!!
Feb 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ruskin-bond
Sonali Dabade
Oct 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I bought the Kindle edition of Ruskin Bond’s The Cherry Tree at a very cheap price. Ruskin Bond is widely loved for his simple, poignant stories, so I thought that I must lay hands on these gems. I bought three of his works, The Cherry Tree, The Room on the Roof, and The Best of Ruskin Bond. Thus it happens that my memories of Ruskin Bond’s stories came leaping back through the windows of technology.

The Cherry Tree is the story of a young boy called Rakesh who plants a seed and then watches it g
Simon Cian
Feb 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
Bond does a wonderful job of setting the scene of Northern India in this simple but sweet tale. By telling the story of the challenges of a cherry tree's growth the author uses beautiful imagery to tell a touching story about a close family bond.
Apr 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
A little book of beauty. The illustrations are very well done with nice textures & emotions. The story is simple & graceful. Ruskin Bond's recurring girl child & grand father figure continues in this book.
The story is sweet and inspiring but the real draw of this book are the illustrations (no pun intended). They are so beautiful.
Aruna Kumar Gadepalli
Good story for the grade 2+.
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Ruskin Bond is an Indian author of British descent. He is considered to be an icon among Indian writers and children's authors and a top novelist.

He wrote his first novel, The Room on the Roof, when he was seventeen which won John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written several novellas, over 500 short stories, as well as various essays and poems, all of which have establi
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