Young Adult Books (ages 12+) • Series • Novels
Akdeniz Piri Reis’ten Sorulur
A breathtaking voyage guided by Captain Piri’s unique maps to the eerie, deep blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea!
In the sixth book of the collection “Once Upon A Time in Anatolia”, the documentarist and author İsmet Bertan continues to introduce the rich worlds of Anatolian civilizations to modern times. The readers are encouraged to take a travel through time with the fascinating narration of his series of novels. The movie-like quality and attention to the details mark his style and reinforces the setting of the books: Ancient and rich cultural mosaic of Anatolia. Bertan’s seasoned writing and his elaborate, documentarist tendencies on the language present a reading to remember.
Five courageous people sail away with the boat Seahorse into the pirate swarming Mediterranean Sea. The team of the notorious, fearless Pergean sisters; Azra, Laçin and Ziçan are accompanied with Türkmen Selim; the mule guider who fell in love with the sea and Homer; the old Greek with a giant heart. All together, they track down the brigands who kidnapped their loved ones- and get in the way of the terrifying Ottoman galleys instead.
İsmet BertanHe was born in 1959, in a small village of Manisa. After studying Turkish Language and Literature in the university, he worked as a teacher for a couple of years. He moved to İzmir afterwards and worked as a documentary program producer and director in TRT (Turkish Radio Television) for many years. His first children’s novel Speedy Tosbi (Hızlı Tosbi, 2005) was published together with its picture book Little Tosbi Looks for His House (Minik Tosbi Evini Arıyor, 2005) in […]
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1st edition: 2013
3rd edition: 2020
Barcode: 978 605 4603 565
Captain Piri • Ottomans • marine • mapping • courage • piracy • trust • friendship • sea • history • slavery • Anatolian civilizations