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 →
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
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 →
“Steed of the Jungle God” by Raza H. Tehsin with Arefa Tehsin Wildlife conservationist Raza H. Tehsin’s Steed of the Jungle God: Thrilling Experiences in the Wild is a collection of essays written along with his daughter, Arefa Tehsin, which recount his days in the jungles of Rajasthan. It has been illustrated splendidly by Sumit Sakula and... Continue Reading →