Ruskin Bond is a famous contemporary Indian writer of British origin. He authored many children's books and awarded the Sahitya Academy Award to honor his work in literature. Ruskin was born on May 19, 1934, in Kasauli, India. He was the son of father Edith Clarke, and mother, Aubrey Bond.
Ruskin’s father served in the Royal Air Force and moved from places to places with his son. When he was eight years old, his parents separated, and his mother left him. Ruskin married to a Punjabi-Hindu girl. Ruskin had a complicated relationship with his mother. She was rarely there to offer him affection, and they eventually grew distant.
Ruskin’s father full attention helped him grow. He felt loved and secure, but his early departure from his life left him lonely and broken. After the sudden death of his father, he moved to Dehradun, where his grandmother raised him. He got his early education from Bishop Cotton School in Shimla.