Anglo Indian author.
Ruskin Bond (born 19 May 1934) is an Anglo Indian author. His first novel, The Room on the Roof, was published in 1956, and it received the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1957. Bond has authored more than 500 short stories, essays, and novels, including 64 books for children.He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992 for Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra.
He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in 2014.
He lives with his adopted family in Landour, Mussoorie.