Arefa Tehsin

Playing with snakes, exploring caves and treading jungles with her naturalist father has always delighted Arefa Tehsin as much as penning down words. Honorary Wildlife Warden of Udaipur.

Arefa is a columnist in The Hindu and Deccan Herald and contributes articles to various national dailies and magazines.

She is the author of several fiction and non-fiction books like the rainforest based fantasy novel Iora & the Quest of Five, Do Tigers Drink Blood & 13 Other Mysteries of Nature, Land of the Setting Sun & Other Nature Tales, Tales from the Wild and The Elephant Bird (a picture book in six languages).

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Books by Arefa Tehsin
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...
Themes: fears, Indian village, witches
Age group : 7+ yrs
66 pages
The Twitters are in trouble! No, not just them, the future of the entire Rainforest is at stake and all the creatures that dwell within! The Dark...
Themes: adventure, animals
Age group : 12+ yrs
304 pages
What an unexpected book this one turned out to be! Arefa Tehsin’s Tales from the Wild authored along with her conservationist father Dr Raza H...
Themes: adventure, conservation, nature and wildlife, value education
Age group : 9+ yrs
190 pages
Munia, a differently-abled child, unlike her namesake bird, is not at all shy and timid. When the villagers decide to kill the elephant bird whom...
Themes: differently abled, elephant bird, Gond art, value education, wildlife and nature
Age group : 5+ yrs
20 pages
“Wild in The Backyard” is a must read, must keep for all. The book is well structured and Arefa Tehsin has very cleverly incorporated her story...
Themes: creepy crawlies, wildlife
Age group : 9+ yrs
230 pages