The Jungle in Our Living Rooms BY ADITYAVIKRAM AND AREFA TEHSIN ON18/02/2018 Late last year, a video of a polar bear starving in the Canadian tundra left millions of viewers devastated. Whether it was a gritty reminder of the reality of climate disruption or – as others have written – a sign of disease, it was... Continue Reading →
REVIEW Wild in the Backyard By : Jane De Suza / 2016 Wild in the Backyard Author: Arefa Tehsin, Illustrator: Sayantan Halder 230 pages. English. Rs 199.00 Penguin Books, 2015 “Ma, did you know that lice poop is red?” yelled my nine-year-old son, and I hushed him because I didn’t want the neighbourhood thinking we were walking around with lice. Though, of... Continue Reading →
"I'm a humanist; I'd rather kill a man than a snake." Can't say I disagree with Edward Abbey. My three back-to-back talks at Ecole Mondiale World School in Mumbai on snakes, books and other such fearful things.
BookDragon Books for the Multi-Culti Reader The Elephant Bird by Arefa Tehsin, illustrated by Sumit and Sonal The underdog overpowers her detractors. Check! The unjustly accused is publicly exonerated. Check! An unexpected friendship repairs foolhardy mistrust. Check! Girl power saves all! Check! Surely that sounds like just the superhero adventure tale you want to share with... Continue Reading →
Authors: Raza H. Tehsin & Arefa Tehsin Sumer… a name that is attached to us like the first roots of a seed that have just tasted earth, like a childhood dream you remember even when reality fades. It is a distant home we want to return to each year of our remaining lives. Every year, when... Continue Reading →