New Book Alert! The Chirmi Chasers

New Book Alert! The Chirmi Chasers: A sitola match between two rival schools is more than a game for Nanka-if they lose, he and his father have to leave town! Can Nanka and his unlikely teammates do it? Arefa Tehsin's book is a classic underdog story featuring a ragtag group of friends fighting against prejudice.... Continue Reading →

Scroll.in: How a researcher found a snow trout near Thar desert – and why it’s vital to study it further

How a researcher found a snow trout near Thar desert – and why it’s vital to study it further This biological puzzle could be the key to deepen our geological understanding of the region. The fish that Raza Tehsin found in Rajasthan in 1987. | Arefa Tehsin In the summer of 1987, the naturalist Raza... Continue Reading →

Scroll.in: A writer explains why she misses the lockdown brought on by the pandemic

PUBLISHING AND THE PANDEMIC A writer explains why she misses the lockdown brought on by the pandemic Arefa Tehsin, who writes books on nature and fiction, says she welcomed the opportunity for solitude. Arefa Tehsin Gawd, how I miss the lockdown! So much that it hurts. I look back at those months with nostalgia and... Continue Reading →

Doordarshan: Snake – a friend or a foe?

School TV on Doordarshan (DD) YouTube Trailer Shot by Adityavikram More Did you know that milk is deadly for snakes to ingest? Join writer and wildlife enthusiast Arefa Tehsin as she educates grade 11 and 12 students about this and other misconceptions about this fascinating animal on #SchoolTV Sunday 12 July, 10am to 11am, DD Bihar... Continue Reading →

#OnceUponABookWithPenguin and Mosporesso for all kids stuck at home

Link to the Video Hudhud is horrible to everyone. He polishes off his classmates' lunches, plays cruel pranks on his teachers and troubles innocent creatures. Until his strange new history teacher decides to set him straight. The lesson? A curse! Now Hudhud must roam the vast earth . . . with-and as-the greatest migratory animals.... Continue Reading →

The Indian Express: The Algebra of Infinite Beauty

  Postcard-perfect: A heady hybrid of a European town in a tropical place. (Photo by: Adityavikram More) The quaint charms of Sri Lanka’s Galle Fort A stellar example of a fort city made by Europeans in South and Southeast Asia, Galle Fort is a Unesco World Heritage site. Written by Arefa Tehsin | New Delhi... Continue Reading →

New Book Alert – The Hindu’s Whoopee 30!

"The old, toothless tooth fairy Tootsie not only collected teeth, she collected thrown away dolls too...." starts my story The Island of Tooth Fairies in 'Whoopee 30!' A freshly baked book for the 30th birthday of YoungWorld! Raising a toast to Young World, THE HINDU has come out with a keepsake anthology of short stories. Designed... Continue Reading →

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