Amra and the Witch shortlisted for Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)'s Best Book of the Year (age category - below 10 years) along with books by some wonderful authors like Siddhartha Sarma, Ranjit Lal and Richa Jha! Amra has been illustrated by the amazing Chetan Sharma. Buy the book here: Amazon
Friends in Bangalore, authors Katie Smith Milway, Susan Perrow and I will be in conversation about why cultivating one’s self-awareness is the first step towards empathy on 21st Sep 2019 at Neev Literature Festival. My other sessions with parents and children on 20th and 21st Sep: Date: Sep 20, 2019 Session 1: The Serpent... Continue Reading →
ABOUT THE BOOK Only those who really badly need an answer would dare to go to the witch. But Amra has done something bad and he really does need to know if he’s in trouble. SNAPSHOT REVIEW This is part of Duckbill’s hOle series, and a worthy addition to the list. Quite different from the... Continue Reading →
Amra and the Witch Author: Arefa Tehsin Illustrator: Chetan Sharma age group: 7+ yrs Number of pages: 66 Publisher: Duckbill Themes: fears witches Indian village Genre: fiction Amra was in trouble. Big trouble. As, in the popular adage, “Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong." Well, that was exactly what Amra’s day was like. First, the... Continue Reading →
Only those who really, badly need an answer would dare go to the witch! But Amra has done something bad, and he really, badly needs to know if he is in trouble... Available on Amazon: http://bit.ly/AmraandtheWitch Published by Duckbill Books The fabulous illustrations by Chetan Sharma.
Arefa Tehsin: A Long-ago Life Arefa Tehsin’s "Amra and the Witch," the latest in the hOle books, is out later this month. Of all the lives that I’ve lived, some have bleached to a bleak memory while others refuse to fade. They burn as bright as the cooking fire in the mud chulha of Veerma’s... Continue Reading →
OCTOBER 31, 2018DUCKBILL BOOKS Arefa Tehsin and Chetan Sharma: Interviewed by Siddhartha Sarma Says Siddhartha Sarma: Arefa Tehsin and Chetan Sharma’s Amra and the Witch (November 2018) is a delightful, quick-moving tale with memorable characters and clever word-pictures, besides drawings which stand out and add to the hilarity, in the best traditions of hOle books. Amra,... Continue Reading →
Arefa Tehsin through her book, The Globetrotters, makes a case for reconnecting with nature What pains the author's heart is that we are dirtying the pristine nature with our filth and animals are losing their homes to a point of no return due to our thoughtless ways Seema Rajpal Edex Live Under her father’s guidance, Tehsin used... Continue Reading →