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Çantasızlar Kampı
No-bags Camp

Behçet Çelik

Editor: Müren Beykan

We find shelter in our games…

In his first children’s novel, beloved author Behçet Çelik is telling the story of friendship, solidarity and communication between generations, with his strong yet simple style. With the help of this amusing story of a summer camp taking place in a family environment, he is making new and creative proposals to the adults as well.


Five friends, five free children of summer holidays, do not have to carry their heavy school bags anymore! For a while, the houses in the gardens of which they used to play games, are being demolished for building bigger ones. Fortunately finding a small greenwood area among the high buildings surrounding their city, they decide to have a summer camp. However life in this new camping neighbourhood is not like in the other rapidly “developing” parts of the city. They would soon have mission to be accomplished, but how?

Behçet Çelik

Behçet Çelik

He was born in Adana in 1968. He was graduated from Law Faculty of İstanbul University in 1990. His first story was published in literary magazine Varlık in 1987 when he was 19 years old. After that his stories, essays and translation studies took their places in many newspapers and literary magazines like Notos. In 1989, he received Story Success Award of Akademi Kitabevi. He wrote many stories and received Sait Faik Story Award with his book named Gün Ortasında […]
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20th edition


164 pages
120x180 mm
1st edition: 2016
6th edition: 2021
ISBN: 978-605-9405-05-8
Barcode: 978 605 9405 058


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