New Book Release: Gupshup Goes to Prison

Khalid's cat Gupshup has run away to a prison. An open prison, it is called, but everyone knows that prisons are full of horrible, evil people. Or are they? And how on earth will Khalid get Gupshup home? Published by hOle Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House INTERVIEW BY KITABE CLUB ON INSTAGRAM

New Book Alert! The Chirmi Chasers

New Book Alert! The Chirmi Chasers: A sitola match between two rival schools is more than a game for Nanka-if they lose, he and his father have to leave town! Can Nanka and his unlikely teammates do it? Arefa Tehsin's book is a classic underdog story featuring a ragtag group of friends fighting against prejudice.... Continue Reading →

Shortlisted for FICCI’s Best Book of the Year Award

Amra and the Witch shortlisted for Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)'s Best Book of the Year (age category - below 10 years) along with books by some wonderful authors like Siddhartha Sarma, Ranjit Lal and Richa Jha! Amra has been illustrated by the amazing Chetan Sharma. Buy the book here: Amazon

Young India Book reviews Amra and the Witch

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 →

Siddhartha Sarma Interviews for “Amra and the Witch”

  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 →

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