First Books (ages 3-8)Series
Gülümseten Öyküler Dizisi

Akvaryumdaki Tiyatro
Theatre in the Acquarium

Behiç Ak

Editor: Müren Beykan

Another “cheerful story” from Behiç Ak! Have you ever tried to watch outside world from an acquarium?

In this eight book of his “cheerful stories”, Behiç Ak, is attracting children’s attention to respect for natural life and to the city life that stereotypes people.This time, readers are witnessing the colorful life in a heavenly mountain village while thinking about the contradiction between watching and being watched. The story criticizes brand addiction and modern city life. The book , coming to life with original colorful illustrations of Ak and enriched with mythological characters and folk heroes, is motivating children to find creative solutions to the problems.

Overview

There was a gleamy lake in the Balıklı (fish- bearing) village located on the piedmont of Taurus Mountains. Villagers were loving the fish so much that in every house of the village there was an aquarium. When the water level started to rise, villagers didn’t care much believing that it would go down soon. Because recently they were all too busy with their roles in the film that would be shot by a director who fell down from the sky all of a sudden. One of the British inhabitants of the village who settled there to live a natural life confused the director. The only one seeking for a solution to prevent the overflow of the lake water was little Zühtü…

Behiç Ak
AUTHOR

Behiç Ak

He 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 illustrates daily cartoons for the 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 plays named Fault Line (Fay Hattı) and City for One (Tek Kişilik Şehir) were staged in Europe and attracted big interest. The documentary […]
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Specifications

104 pages
130x195 mm
1st edition: 2011
35th edition: 2021
ISBN: 978-9944-717-88-5
Barcode: 978 9944 717 885

Themes

solidaritymythologynatural livingrural life

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