Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Novels
The Runaway Heroes
Editor: Müren Beykan
When the protagonists run out to the real world!
Fadime Uslu, author of Uncle Out of The Blue and winner of the 2011 Yunus Nadi Fiction Award, meets children once more with her exciting new novel. In this curiosity arousing novel, the untalented writer Mr.Ekrem and his son Cem give chase to three young protagonists who run away from the draft of a book. Uslu invites her readers to the world of emotions of fiction heroes, as realistic that you can almost touch them but also just as surreal since they are figments of mind. With this novel, children will familiarize with literature and numerous fiction characters such as The Little Prince. Uslu’s subtle narration, full of adventures to convey the popular issues of plagiarism and creativity. With its interesting characters and humorous language, a novel within a novel is awaiting the readers.
In this intriguing story, the incompetent author Mr.Ekrem, with the help of his son Cem, chases his three protagonists who escaped from his unfinished novel. While father and son are searching for the runaways, the heroes Burge, Doruk and Aras find themselves in an unusual world with their similes. Will the author and the heroes ever get together again?..
Fadime UsluShe was born in Adana in 1978. After graduating from Art History Department of Ege University, she studied at Primary School Teaching Department of Dokuz Eylül University. She worked as an editor. Her first short stories were published in literary magazine named Sözcükler. Her first book Büyük Kızlar Ağlamaz was published in 2010. Her first children’s book Sokağın Kuyruğu was published in the following year. In 2011, she has been awarded with Yunus Nadi Story Award with her story named […]
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