First Books (ages 3-8)Story books

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Dream Girl

Leyla Ruhan Okyay

Editor: Müren Beykan
Illustrator: Özge Ekmekçioğlu

In her new book, beloved author Leyla Ruhan Okyay tells children to never give up their dreams and games. The story is about a schoolgirl’s unlimited imagination and praises creative playfulness which transforms children’s lives. The author successfully relates everyday life from a child’s point of view and also narrates the excitement of starting school and meeting with new friends.


Mavi (Blue)’s imagination has no limits. For her, it is very possible that there is a milk sea inside her wet nurse. The red ball she is holding may fly like a bird out of the window. Her imagination is also triggered by the games her mother creates to help her read. But despite all the dreams and her loving friends, Mavi sometimes feels very lonely at home. The news of a new friend is just what she needs. She hardly knows how many surprises await her!

Leyla Ruhan Okyay

Leyla Ruhan Okyay

She was born in Alpullu, Kırklareli in 1952. She graduated from Faculty of Architecture, İstanbul Technical University. She worked on some city conservation projects of the same faculty’s History of Architecture and Restoration Institute; and completed her master’s degree in the same area. Following her first story book Gölgesi Güz (2000), she took on the coordination of the book titled Fırat’a Karışan Öyküler (2001), which tells the drama of the villages submerged under the waters of the Birecik Dam between […]
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104 pages
150x200 mm
1st edition: 2014
5th edition: 2020
ISBN: 978-605-4603-98-5
Barcode: 978 605 4603 985


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