Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Story books
Babam Şimdi Çok Uzaklarda
DAD’S SO FAR AWAY NOW
Editor: Müren Beykan
Father stories told from the hearth of childhood…
Necati Güngör, one of the living master authors of Turkish literature, continues to tell the stories of real people and genuine feelings to children based on his observations build up over years. His rich collection of story books covering impressive and unforgettable stories about the relations between students and teachers, mothers and children, human beings and animals continues with this fourth book which focuses this time on the relation of fathers and their kids.
The book covers 10 stories woven with kindness, conscience, empathy, adherence, longing and love, telling the emotional bond between fathers and their children from the eyes of both sides:Otobüs Bekliyordunuz (You were Waiting for a Bus), Asıl Babam (My Real Dad), Hayatımın Kahramanı (The Hero of My Life), Muhabbetkuşum (My Lovebird), Babam Şimdi Çok Uzaklarda (Dad is Far Away Now), Babam ve Dedem (My Dad and Grandpa), Annemin Defteri (Mom’s Notebook), Yıldızlı Gecelerde Mızıka (Harmonica in a Starry Night), Esmeralda, Roman Okumak (Reading a Novel).
Necati GüngörHe was born in Malatya in 1949. He aroused interest in literary circles with his first story book Beginning of the Road (Yolun Başı, 1973) which was published while he was studying law at İstanbul University. He received Story Award of Turkish Language Association in 1979 with Love is Bread (Sevgi Ekmektir), and Ömer Seyfettin Story Award in 1990 with My Darling the Cinema Bird (Sinema Kuşu Sevgilim). With his interviews, he received Abdi İpekçi Peace and Friendship Award as […]
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