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A Little Book Of Magical Plants

4.80  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  3 reviews
In this little book full of whimsical illustrations and thoughtful quotations, Ruskin Bond introduces us to his favourite plants. Meet the resilient rubber, the tantalizing tomato, the generous grass, the dainty dahlia, the nifty neem and many others. Bond’s simple and descriptive prose brings these apparently inanimate beings alive—each with a distinct identity, a ...more
Hardcover, 120 pages
Published November 1st 2019 by Rupa Publications India
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Pretty Little Bibliophile
Dec 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This little book was a refreshing read. Despite its easy and seemingly normal subject matter, this book has the capacity to change your outlook. I think I read it at the perfect time – just in time for the new year. Through the simple yet descriptive prose that Bond is so famous for, he introduces us to his favourite plants. What is magical is how he opens our eyes to make us see the qualities each of these plants posses. We too should be just as resilient and kind and accepting of our own ...more
Enakshi J.
Dec 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Why did I give such a small book a full five-star rating, you might ask! Well, for starters, this book comes along with nostalgia and yearning for companionship. At times, it is important to surround yourself with other beings (not humans, mind you!). Whether these beings are in the form of your pets, your books or plants- all of them play a vital role in maintaining the sanity of your mind.

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Aruna Kumar Gadepalli
Writing of Ruskin Bond always made me thing the way he deals with the subject. Sensitive to the nature this book deals with various plants and how plants survive.
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Nov 16, 2019
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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
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