After the screeching break of Covid on our lives for two years, the invigorating Neev Literature Festival is back! Please do attend the fest if you want to be a part of interactive sessions or just fold your legs and listen to stories or witness some excellent performances by the indomitable Kapil Pandey! Below are... Continue Reading →
"Two words would define my childhood - social and wild." - Arefa Tehsin By Lulua Ahsan Sun, 24 Jul 2022 "My real education happened in my home library, which housed all kinds of books to pick up and read from..." Udaipur Times caught up with Arefa Tehsin, author of several fiction and non-fiction books, the inspiration of... Continue Reading →
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
“I Write the Story for Myself”: Arefa Tehsin, Children’s Author | Conversations 3 March 2022 by Shruti Kohli Each time a story is told for children, a little nugget of intellectual innocence and truthfulness is added to the world. It swerves humankind towards a more enlightened prospect. Arefa Tehsin has stirred us in this direction quite a few... 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 →
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 →
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.