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Ruskin bond records his own experiences of life and observation of things and people which leave an abiding effect on his mind, hence he creates stories from his surroundings. There is a variety of themes he employs in his short stories. They mainly pertain to love, nature and children. Many of his stories emerge from his imagination and bear upon his emotional attachment to Indian society. It was after coming after coming to Mussourie that nature became the object of his attention and his writings reflects the deep kinship and serenity that experiences in the midst of the mountains. His stories breathe his great love and sincere concern for nature which takes care of us like our mothers. Through his short stories for children, he presents a very significant message to everyone- the importance of nature in our life. Hence, we need to prove sincere, selfless, honest and loyal towards it by inculcating in us a true sense of environmental ethics and ecology.