Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2018)
The research paper on “Child psychology and Ruskin Bond’s stories”
Author(s): Madhavi Solankurkar, Dr. GS Mhangore
Abstract: The Child psychology is very interesting to study for the man kind. The children are most creative and most natural in thinking and they live in their own world. The one of the famous writer had written many stories related to children. The Author has studied the stories of Ruskin Bond with respect to Child’s psychology. Ruskin Bond (born 19 May 1934) is an Indian author of British descent. He lives with his adopted family in Landour, in Mussoorie, India. The Indian Council for Child Education has recognized his role in the growth of children's literature in India. He got the Sahitya Academy Award in 1992 for Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra, for his published work in English. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in 2014. Ruskin Bond was born on 19 May 1934 in a military hospital, to Edith Clarke and Aubrey Bond, in Kasauli, Punjab States Agency, British India. His siblings were Ellen and William. Ruskin's father was with the Royal Air Force from 1939 till 1944. When Bond was eight years old, his mother separated from his father and married a Punjabi Hindu, Hari. Ellen lived in Ludhiana until she died in 2014.