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

Pat Karikatür Okulu
Pat Cartoon School

Behiç Ak

Editor: Müren Beykan

Every children has a way different way of expressing himself, either by writing, telling of drawing. There is a surprise invitation hidden in Behiç Ak’s amusing fiction!

Behiç Ak, award winning author and cartoonists draws attention to the relation of nick names and physical appearances in this amusing book of his “Cheerful Stories” collection. With the help of this amusing fiction, Ak makes the children to think on the social aspect of language and the roots of words. The author relates children’s dreams, fears and expectations in an amusing style, yet also giving the readers food for thought. The story handles issues such as friendship, school life and problem solving in an effective manner. The book enriched with the writer’s original and colourful illustrations has an interesting invitation for children at the end.

Behiç Ak, who draws daily cartoons for a major newspaper and is the winner of numerous awards, is known for his piercing political criticism focusing on social issues. In his sixth “smile provoking stories” for children, Ak deliberates on the fact that what makes us who we are is not limited to our name or physical appearance. The author who makes us both smile and think on the dreams, fears and expectations of children, treats issues such as school life, friendship, family relations and dealing with problems in a most effective way.

Overview

Everyone in Aydın’s new class has a nickname. Tuhaf (Strange) who never acts normal, Patates (Potato) with the big nose, Ters (Reverse) who inverts even the proverbs, Karadelik (Black hole) who absorbs everything around him, Saat Kaç (What Time?) who always asks what time is it…In this schools nicknames are given not only to students but to everything including classrooms, corridors and even restrooms. Aydın who hates having a nickname, begins to understand his classmates beter thanks to the cartoons drawn by Patato who sits next to him. Al the class is excited when Potato has to make an unexpected decision…

Behiç Ak
AUTHOR

Behiç Ak

He was born in Samsun and studied architecture at Yıldız Technical University and İstanbul Technical University. He’s a well-known cartoonist, author, illustrator, and documentary film director. Since 1982 he’s been drawing the cartoon strip “Kim Kime Dum Duma” that criticizes daily life. His cartoons were exhibited in several countries like Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany. Besides his plays Ayrılık and Bina, his two other plays Fay Hattı and Tek Kişilik Şehir were staged in Europe and attracted big interest. The documentary film he produced and directed in 1994, Türk […]
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Specifications

96 pages
130x195 mm
1st edition: 2010
40th edition: 2024
ISBN: 978-9944-717-51-9
Barcode: 978 9944 717 519

Themes

family problemsschool lifefriendship

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