You're trespassing,' said Miss Mackenzie. 'Yes, miss.' 'And you ought to be in school at this hour.' 'Yes, miss.' 'Then what are you doing here?' 'Picking flowers, miss.' And he held up a bunch of ferns and wild flowers. In this collection, you will find some of Ruskin Bond's most-loved stories down the years-from the unlikely friendship between a boy and an old woman in 'The Prospect of Flowers' to the tussle between Binya and Ram Bharosa for a beautiful umbrella in 'The Blue Umbrella'; from the story of a lost love in 'Binya Passes By' to the bond between a boy and a cherry tree in 'The Cherry Tree'. These heart-warming stories will make you laugh and cry by turns.