4.11.16

Books: Dust on the Mountain by Ruskin Bond, illustrated by Anitha Balachandran (Age: 9+ Years)

Books: Dust on the Mountain by Ruskin Bond, illustrated by Anitha Balachandran (Age: 9+ Years)
Grab this brightly illustrated book that tells the tale of 12-year-old Bisnu, who decides to leave his village in the Himalayas and travel to Mussoorie to help his family make ends meet. The clueless boy has never lived alone but bravely takes up the challenge. His adventure soon reflects the harsh truths of pollution.

In his first job, Bisnu sets out to work in dusty limestone mines. Bisnu later finds a new friend in Chittru, who helps him get a better job. Bisnu joins a truck driver whose loud horn shatters the mountain silence. Bisnu soon begins to miss his village home. In the midst of this, his truck meets with an accident. What happens to Bisnu? Read the book to find out.

Published by Puffin Books and available on Amazon.in

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