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Today My Name is Cactus

Hacer Kılcıoğlu

Editor: Müren Beykan


Çiçek (Flower) who is tired of hearing her parents say “Come on Çiçek!” decides to be a different flower every day. Çiçek’s mood changes depending on the kind of flower she is. She can be a daisy going “loves me, loves me not” one day and become a cactus showing spines the next day. According to Çiçek who looks at the mirror everyday to check whether she has the pimples that will accompany her growth, the only obstacle to her happiness is her new born sibling. Is it possible that those who say, “You will grow up when you become a sister,” are wrong?.

Hacer Kılcıoğlu

Hacer Kılcıoğlu

She was born in Alaşehir, Manisa. She worked as an English teacher. Loving to be a traveler, Kılcıoğlu compiled her childhood and youth memories in her books I was Once a Child (Ben Eskiden Çocuktum, 2003) and Speaking to Jale (Jale’yle Konuşmak, 2006). Her first children’s novel I Love Thursdays (Perşembeleri Çok Severim, 2009) is followed by a young adult novel named We were Three Children in İzmir (İzmir’de Üç Çocuktuk – Sezen, Haluk, Meltem, 2010) based on the memories […]
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124 pages
120x180 mm
1st edition: 2011
8th edition: 2022
ISBN: 978-9944-717-69-4
Barcode: 978 9944 717 694


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