Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Novels
The Planet In The Attic
Editor: Müren Beykan
In the narrow city lives, dreams nest in the attics!
Behiç Ak’s new and amusing children’s novel is a food for thought, reminding child readers of the forgotten values. Creating a rich blue dream world for the children who are trapped in the routines of modern life, Ak is questioning the concepts like consumption, ownership, communication and many more while sharing the dreams of his child readers.
Serdar is an ordinary city boy, trapped in a closed life between school and home, not knowing anything about the outside life on the streets. He did not dream that a different world can be possible until his friend Ceren, living in the same building has taken him to the attic… After that day, Ceren is Cerenimo; Serdar is Serdariko! The notebook he found in the attic would be the start of brand new adventures…
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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