Forthcoming: Teni-da and Friends


Narayan Gangopadhyay (1918–1970), was a renowned writer, poet, essayist, who was born at Baliadingi in district Dinajpur of undivided Bengal on 4 February 1918. The son of Pramathanath Gangopadhyay, he was named Taraknath Gangopadhyay; he took up the pen name ‘Narayan’ in later years. Narayan Gangopadhyay, through his works, remains a very influential writer of Bengali children’s literature. His famous character Tenida, the iconic leader of the quirky group of youngsters called Charmurti from Pataldanga — a neighbourhood in traditional North Kolkata — is a series of much loved short stories and novels, many of which have been adapted as films, TV serials and comic books in recent years.
Anisha Shekhar Mukherji is an essayist, translator, an architectural historian, and architect. She has written books on architectural history, the best known ones being The Red Fort of Shahjahanabad and Jantar Mantar. Her essays and writings may be read on


About Ambi Knowledge Resources

We – alias Ambi Knowledge Resources Pvt. Ltd. – are a publishing house, set up by a motley crew of three architects (A.R. Ramanathan, Snehanshu Mukherji, Anisha Shekhar Mukherji), a flight attendant (Anjum Chhina) and a chartered accountant (Deepak Menon). We have a decided opinion on books, more optimism than money, and experience in writing, editing, designing and printing - all of which we bring to the books we publish!

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