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August 25, 2018
"Globe trotter" is the story of Hudhud, an impish little boy, whose globe trotting adventures take him to the micro and under water world of animals. To the world of turtles and terns who are the real globe trotters.
As one moves from story to story, one is amazed at the vast amount of information that’s packed in just 197 pages by Arefa Tehsin, the master story teller.
The language is crisp and lucid. The illustrations compliment the content.
Did someone say human beings are great travellers and globe trotters? Well read about the migrations of animals and birds and you will change your mind. The book can be enjoyed as a child whose curiosity takes him to unknown territories. An adult can also enjoy
the book as Arefa gives the animals and insects human frailities and emotions which gives the stories an adventurous and detective kind of twist, keeping you engrossed in the tale.
The adult nature lover who has travelled and photographed many of the animals/insects/birds in the book can relate to the tales in a humourous way. Comparisons with the great Ruskin Bond stories are inevitable but Arefa has definitely developed a style of her
The book is available on Amazon. Buy it and read it. Buy it and gift it to your niece and nephew, daughter and son. They will cherish the book.
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