Jotted down this poem on our anniversary last month.
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 →
Venue: Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts, Man Singh Road, Delhi, 110011 Below are the sessions: Friday, November 29 1100-1200, Auditorium, for ages 10-12 The Voyagers Some animals that travel the world with their wings and fins and feet can put our greatest travellers to shame. Want to know more about such creatures? Join... 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 →
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 →
The Indian Express: Why Colombo is probably the best metropolitan city of South Asia Photographs by Adityavikram More
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 →