Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Novels
Lataşiba: İki Kentin Arasında
Latashiba: Between Two Cities
Shlopgen of Lata, the city of the Wides and Dara Shiba, the city of the Narrows, are two children who live unaware of each other. In the city of Lata, life is pretty sweet. In Shiba, everything is in strict forms. The children’s curiosity is peaked when Dara finds an old book and a transparent glass-frog. A shadow city appears behind the sheet that Shlopgen sees on the day of the Moon Festival. What is out there behind the tall walls surrounding their cities?
İrem UşarShe was born in İstanbul, in 1975. After graduating from the Radio, Television, Cinema department of Marmara University, she worked as a reporter, editor and script writer. In 2010, she participated in a writing workshop in Antwerp, with the invitation of PEN, and she wrote her first children’s book The Light That Moved from the Light House (Fenerden Taşınan Işık) published by Günışığı Kitaplığı in 2011. The book was a part of a special project coordinated by Günışığı for Sivrice […]
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