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The Chirmi Chasers shortlisted for Neev Book Award 2021. Based in a small town of Rajasthan, it is a story of friendship and playing against great odds and prejudices. Buy it on Amazon
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 →
"The old, toothless tooth fairy Tootsie not only collected teeth, she collected thrown away dolls too...." starts my story The Island of Tooth Fairies in 'Whoopee 30!' A freshly baked book for the 30th birthday of YoungWorld! Raising a toast to Young World, THE HINDU has come out with a keepsake anthology of short stories. Designed... Continue Reading →
Bookaroolitfest Bhopal begins on a warm, liquid note. Do drop in for the 50+ happening session at Bharat Bhavan on 7th and 8th of Dec. My sessions as below: Saturday, December 7 Time: 1100-1200 Venue: Studio Age: 12-14 Of Witches and Haunted Wells - Follow in the footsteps of renowned naturalist Raza H Tehsin,... 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 →
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 →
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 →