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Çiko’nun Seçimi
Chiko’s Choice

Füsun Çetinel

Editor: Müren Beykan
Illustrator: Maria Brzozowska

Home is where we are caressed.

Beloved author of children’s novels, Füsun Çetinel, is this time greeting her readers with a warm friendship story. Masterly crafting the dreams of two children on the verge of adolescence, this novel is making the child reader to think on issues like animal rights, cruelty in animal circuses and making a choice. Enriched with the beautiful black and white illustrations of Maria Brzozowska, this book is promising a pleasant reading experience for readers to all ages.


Seren’s father is a shipmaster. After every voyage, he comes back home with his bag full of various interesting gifts he picked up from the places he visited. This time, the big gift was a frisky dog with coal black hair. They named this lovely dog as Çiko. Aspiring to work in a circus when she grows up, Seren wanted to go to a circus on her birthday, with her close friend Cemo. As if it was not enough for Seren to be regarded as an acrobat, another surprise about Çiko was awaiting them…

Füsun Çetinel

Füsun Çetinel

She was born in İstanbul. Çetinel graduated from the English Language Teaching Department of Boğaziçi University. She works as an instructor and facilitator in writing workshops in Turkey and abroad. Her stories and articles are being published in various literary magazines and online platforms. Her first children’s novel Talking Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya Konuştu, 2015) is about a boy who witnessed the secrets of Hagia Sophia in İstanbul. Her second children’s novel Road of Secrets (Sırlar Yolu, 2016)  is a story […]
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120 pages
120x180 mm
1st edition: 2018
4th edition: 2023
ISBN: 978-605-9405-57-7
Barcode: 978 605 9405 577


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