Arefa Tehsin was shortlisted for The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Best Author Award 2017 for her book Wild in the Backyard. Her picture book The Elephant Bird was read at over 3000 locations across India from the slums to the Presidential Library on International Literacy Day 2016. It has been translated into 25 languages. She is also the author of several fiction and nonfiction books on wildlife. She was appointed as the Honorary Wildlife Warden of Udaipur and has relentlessly pursued nature conservation through her writings and columns.
Shortlisted for The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Best Author Award 2017
Outlook: A Liar’s Journey:
Sweden TV: Interview (#JLF2017. Story starts at 32:20 minutes.)
The Globetrotters Publisher: Puffin (Penguin Random House)
Wild in the Backyard Publisher: Puffin (Penguin)
Do Tigers Drink Blood and 13 Other Mysteries of Nature Co-authored by Raza H. Tehsin. Publisher: Red Turtle, an imprint of Rupa & Co.
The Land of the Setting Sun & Other Nature Tales Co-authored by Raza H. Tehsin. Publisher: TERI Press
The Elephant Bird Picture Book in 6 languages – Hindi, English, Urdu, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu. Publisher: Pratham Books
Iora & the Quest of Five First novel of a rainforest based fantasy series. Publisher: Fingerprint, am imprint of Prakash Books
The Steed of the Jungle God Co-authored by Dr. Raza H. Tehsin. Publisher: National Book Trust (NBT)
Tales from the Wild – Co-authored by Raza H. Tehsin. Publisher: Unicorn Books, an imprint of Pustak Mahal.
Urban Shots – Bright Lights Contributed a story in the short-story anthology. Publisher: Grey Oak
Articles & Columns in:
The Indian Express, The Hindu, Outlook Money, The Wire, Deccan Herald, Hindustan Times, JetWings (magazine of Jet Airways), The Times of India and TERI’s Terra Green.
1. Daughter of Saraswati – on a project funded by Australian Geographic. Director – Himalay Tehsin
2. Rediscovery of Buddhism in India – Contribution of Sinhala Buddhists (Director/Producer – Himanay Tehsin). Broadcasted on Rupavahini, Channel Eye and The Buddhist channels (Sri Lanka) and shown in India and UK. Screened in Vesak Film Festival, Sri Lanka where it won a Merit Award.