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 →
The Indian Express: Nature Deficit Disorder: How to connect children to the great outdoors Wilderness has magic. Unlike TV and video games, where you can only hear and see, forests are where you have a sensational experience. Firsthand encounters with the wild can transform a child’s outlook. Kids would love a trip to the zoo. (Source:... Continue Reading →
World Turtle Day: How turtles are different from tortoises and other facts It is quite easy to tell them apart just by looking at their limbs from a distance. Turtles have webbed feet and tortoises have firm, rounded feet. Turtles have been around for nearly 220 million years. (Source: File photo) World Turtle Day: Turtles... Continue Reading →
Living Among Lions By Arefa Tehsin Photos by Adityavikram More In Kenya, where the wild is nigh, and the head held high Caption: Sights and sounds: (From top) A cheetah mother with her young ones. (Photo: Adityavikram More)My introduction to Kenya was through two real-life stories — the man-eaters of Tsavo and my father’s Zanzibar-wale... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
The Globetrotters is trotting schools! An action packed week giving school talks, interacting with kids, principals and teachers, signing books and telling tales... Happy teachers day!
Arefa Tehsin on Her Journey with The Globetrotters POSTED ON AUGUST 10, 2018 IN AUTHOR RENDEZVOUS THE PENGUIN INDIA BLOG Posts navigation Arefa Tehsin has spent much of her childhood treading the jungles of Aravali with her naturalist father. Having authored several fiction and non-fiction books, she has come out with an exciting fictional work for young... Continue Reading →