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Berk Mucit Oldu
Berk The Little Genius
It must be a kid who invented “imagination”!
Combining his musical talent with his story-telling, young author Kaan Elbingil tags along sweet dreams and wild ideas in his first book. Telling the story of Berk, a young boy who designs “Rube Goldberg” machines, the author describes the mess created by a young boy’s dreams in the adult world. The books is full of not only the colourful ideas of Berk which all kids will truly enjoy, but also the colorful illustrations of brilliant illustrator Merve Atılgan. Questioning the notions of success, talent, intelligence and creativity with its glide narrative and humorous tone; this book is a fun reading for all children.
Berk thinks that inventors are quite lazy and his mind is full of wild inventions waiting to be invented: The Water which does not make children sick when drunk sweaty, The Ball which does not make any noise, The Needle that does not hurt and many more… Berk’s parents who think that their “inventor” son could be in fact a genius, decide to enrol him to a school for gifted children. The invention that Berk has come up with to prove that he is indeed an inventor would soon enough turn the place upside down!
Kaan ElbingilHe was born in Rize in 1971. He started his voice training in Dokuz Eylül University’s İzmir State Conservatory. He completed his education in 1994 and graduated from Bilkent University’s Music Faculty Voice Training Department. After Ankara State Opera and Ballet, he performed at İzmir State Opera and Ballet as a choir singer. Also being a positive dog trainer, Elbingil wrote articles about dog training in Popular Psychiatry Magazine. He prepared and presented radio shows. Children’s musical entitled Dodo the […]
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1. edition: 2016
16. edition: 2021
Barcode: 978 605 9952 873