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Age Range: 9+ years
Another fascinating tale from India’s most-loved storyteller
Little Jai with his dog Motu, guards his grandfathers flock in the Tung meadows, high up on the Himalayan range. But on the prowl is a mighty golden eagle, with its powerful beak and talons, ready to prey on the lambs. Things take a turn for the worse when Motu is injured by the fierce bird. Will Jai be able to protect his lambs from the menacing eyes of the eagle? This beautifully illustrated edition brings alive the magical charm of one of Ruskin Bonds most unforgettable tales.
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Born in Kasauli (Himachal Pradesh) in 1934, Ruskin Bond grew up in Jamnagar (Gujarat), 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 (including Vagrants in the Valley and A Flight of Pigeons) and more than forty books for children.
He received the Sahitya Akademi Award for English writing in India in 1993, the Padma Shri in 1999, and the Delhi government’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.
He lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his extended family.