Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Series • Novels
They Are Stealing Istanbul!
An enigmatic and entertaining detective story that takes place in Istanbul’s old city!
The novel in which the historical fabric of Istanbul plays a major role, is about a chase full of interesting characters and mysterious clues, and is likely to become a modern detective story classic for children. Gülsevin Kıral, with her simple language and great narration, tells eleven year old Mustafa’s efforts to solve a case while trying to impress Elif.
Whole adventure started with a newspaper ad: “Detective Assistant Wanted.” During summer holiday, Mustafa wants to work in the bureau of private detective Ömer Hepçözer –his father’s long time policeman friend. But he immediately finds himself in the middle of trouble. Something strange is happening to the major monuments in Istanbul. Some thieves seem to have incredible plans on… the city itself!
Gülsevin KıralShe was born in Eskişehir in 1959. She graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Economics and worked in the banking sector for many years. Her articles were published in various literary journals and she has translation works. Her books Ablami Nereye Kacirdilar published in 2006, and Berber Pire Tellal Deve (When Fleas were Barbers and Camels were Brokers) published by Günışığı Kitaplıği in 2008, received awards. After her book titled Posta Kutumdan Sihir Cikti (2006), the humor and mystery themed […]
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