Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Novels
Momy Is My Baby
Editor: Müren Beykan
How many people can a hand-knitted pullover warm up?
Author Behiç Ak, beloved master of humor added a new title to his children’s novels collection covering Hurray for the Brotherhood of Ç, Little Train Goes Home, The Sea Shell That Came by Post. This novel which glorifies solidarity and love, presents a critical approach to the culture of collective housing and consumption society. And author compels children to think about “normality”.
Ziya who is trying to get used to his new class, starts to wonder about his schoolmate Şule each passing day, as she’s absent most of the school days. Eventually they get to know each other and start a friendship full of love, which will become a healing power for Şule’s mother who is ill for quite a long time. Would they be able make Şule’s mother smile again with help of mysterious None-Moving Man, tambaqui fish and the participants of the knitting course?
Behiç AkHe was born in Samsun and studied architecture in Yıldız University and İstanbul Technical University. He’s a well-known cartoonist, author, illustrator, and documentary film director. He draws daily cartoons for Cumhuriyet Newspaper since 1982. His cartoons were exhibited in several countries like Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany. Besides his plays Separation (Ayrılık) and Building (Bina), his two other plays Fault Line (Fay Hattı) and City for One (Tek Kişilik Şehir) were staged in Europe and attracted big interest. The documentary film he produced and directed in 1994, […]
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