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Three heroes from three novels are all in one neighbourhood!
Winner of IBBY Turkey 2012 Best Children’s Story Book Award with her book The Moon is Everywhere (Aydede Her Yerde)Hacer Kılcıoğlugreets her readers with a delightful new story, combining three characters from her three previous books. Tibet fromI Love Thursdays (Perşembeleri Çok Severim)Çiçek fromToday My Name is Cactus(Bugün Adım Kaktüs Benim) and Mahmut fromThe Bagel Seller(Gevrekçiii)all get together in the same school. Turning into their teenage years, our beloved heroes’ stories interwine quite unexpectedly.
As the new school year starts, Tibet, Çiçek and Mahmut’s stories interwine with important changes in their lives.
Tibet’s life is enriched with his grandmother Ruzi who moved closer. Çiçek has to witness to the decline of her beloved grandfather’s health situation. Mahmut is impatient to see his role at French Frank’s documentary. Turning into their teenage years, their journey through life continues with surprises, beauties and struggles.
Hacer KılcıoğluShe was born in Alaşehir, Manisa. She worked as an English teacher. Loving to be a traveler, Kılcıoğlu compiled her childhood and youth memories in her books I was Once a Child (Ben Eskiden Çocuktum, 2003) and Speaking to Jale (Jale’yle Konuşmak, 2006). Her first children’s novel I Love Thursdays (Perşembeleri Çok Severim, 2009) is followed by a young adult novel named We were Three Children in İzmir (İzmir’de Üç Çocuktuk – Sezen, Haluk, Meltem, 2010) based on the memories […]
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1. edition: 2014
5. edition: 2021
Barcode: 978 605 4603 848