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Ben, Çınar Ağacı ve Pufböreği
Puff Pastry, the Oak Tree and Me

Zeynep Cemali

Editor: Mine Soysal
Illustrator: Mahmut Cemali

Unforgettable stories about being a child!

In her stories, Zeynep Cemali tells about every day events, problems, small or big changes, novelties and pursuits children seek and face at home, at school, amongst neighbourhood or amongst their friends. The author not only observes these changes or novelties but also narrates them in a deep realistic perspective. Thus, with its striking plot and its smooth as well as elegant language, children are highly encouraged to read these lovely stories.


Stories in the book:

• The Puny Boy
• A Princess In My Kingdom
• Kaku Kite, Tako Tike, Mano Maki
• Ferdan
• A Novelty At the White Castle
• During the Dawn
• The Day Has Gone
• Puff Pastry, The Oak Tree and Me
• The Handbag of the Musician

Zeynep Cemali

Zeynep Cemali

Zeynep Cemali, who brought a masterful deepness to children’s litearature, was born in İstanbul in 1950. During her childhood and youth, she traveled around Anatolia with her father, who was engaged in handicrafts, carpet, and rug trade. Her father’s repetitive saying “to live is to learn,” has largely shaped her life. Her stories for children were published starting in 1991, in magazines like Kumbara (İş Bankası Kültür Publishing), Türkiye Çocuk, Buğday and Vitamin Childrens’ Newspaper distributed in Germany. The success […]
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144 pages
130x195 mm
1st edition: 1999
37th edition: 2023
ISBN: 978-975-8142-22-4
Barcode: 978 975 8142 224



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