Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Comics
Karikatür Kitabı 1
The Book of Cartoons
Turns to his child readers with his cartoons.
This special album that crowns the famous cartoonist and author Behiç Ak’s 30th year in profession, contains a special selection for his young readers, selected from his comic strips published in newspapers and various books since 1982. The drawings of the master cartoonist reflect a unique observation skill and carry small yet important details of daily life. In his cartoons Ak draws attention to a wide range of issues such as school life, technological developments, environmental awareness, communication, rights and freedom, friendship, growing up, choice of profession, family, rules; all of which are important issues faced by today’s children while they are growing up. The book smartly interprets the social and the individual values in depth with a sense of humor and criticizes the world of adults using a philosophical language while glorifying childhood.
These cartoons each of which is about a different aspect of life, tell an impressive story about humanity to readers of all ages.
Behiç AkHe 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 draws daily cartoons for 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 other plays Fault Line (Fay Hattı) and City for One (Tek Kişilik Şehir) were staged in Europe and attracted big interest. The documentary film he produced and directed in 1994, […]
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