Children's Books (ages 8-12)Novels

Residents of the Old Mansion

Karin Karakaşlı

Editor: Müren Beykan

A real family can be founded only with love.

In her new novel for children, Karakaşlı,much loved with her award winning young adult novels, is easing the severity of interlacing life stories, with hope and love. With her poetic language, she’s making the reader to feel the sensations of the families who are obliged to escape from their countries at different times and the difficulties they’ve gone through.


The Trio Gang’s favorite game was to spend time in the big derelict house in the neighbourhood. In spite of the rumours started about the voices coming out of the house, the three buddies couldn’t stop themselves from entering the house. They met Syrian girl Leyla, her mom and Uncle Tevfik behind a hidden door. Would Trio Gang be the hope for Leyla and her family who took shelter in this abandoned house?

Karin Karakaşlı

Karin Karakaşlı

She was born in İstanbul. She graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Foreign Languages and Translation, followed by a master’s degree from Yeditepe University in the field of Comparative Literature. Her first story book for adults was published in 1999. She received Yaşar Nabi Nayır Award in 1998. Her books for children and young adults are being published by Günışığı Kitaplığı. Her award winner young adult’s novel When the Moon Meets the Sea (Ay Denizle Buluşunca, 2008) followed by a […]
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144 pages
120x180 mm
1st edition: 2016
3rd edition: 2019
ISBN: 978-605-9405-01-0
Barcode: 978 605 9405 010


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