Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Novels
Perşembeleri Çok Severim
I Love Thursdays
This story of a kid who loves eating will make you smile!
Hacer Kılcıoğlu is attracting attention to the problems of growing up with her fiction full of sensitivity and humor. The book is giving many hints about healthy communication through the story of a child who is on the verge of adolescence. His communication with the people around, his self observations, his worries and his search for solutions are being told with his own words. With its contemporary themes like obesity, friendship, pets and sports; the story underlines the importance of counseling in education. The book is appreciated not only by its child readers but also by the educators.
The counsellor at schools wants Tibet to write a letter to his dog Değerli (Valuable) every week. Being unable to share his disappointments and worries with anyone around, Tibet can’t refuse his teacher. He has so many worries: The possibility that his father, who’s a pilot, will make an accident one day, the weight he’s gaining because he loves eating, being ignored byŞebnem whom he likes a lot… As he starts to express these feelings in his letters, the resulting change in his life will be astonishing even for Tibet himself…
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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