Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Novels
Postayla Gelen Deniz Kabuğu
The Sea Shell That Came by Post
Editor: Müren Beykan
Is it possible to escape from the labyrinths of digital world?
Internationally known children’s author Behiç Ak continues his critique of the technology addiction after his previous book, Hurray for the Brotherhood of Ç! where he questions the role of the technology in our lives. The novel presents curious characters, as well as an example of a young girl who in her hurry to digitally capture a precious moment, somehow misses experiencing real life. A thought-provoking and amusing story about the discovery of the real world.
Sude was hardly having any quality time spent with her always busy pantomimist dad and lawyer mom. Taking a friend’s advice, Sude acquired a tablet PC and quickly became addicted to the digital world. Relieved by the thought that their daughter is finally able to entertain herself and is always available for communication with them, the family initially approves this interest, then becomes quite worried about it becoming a passion. Sude’s mother embarks on a mission to “save” their daughter from this addiction. Will she be able to pull Sude out of the labyrinth’s digital world?
Behiç AkHe was born in Samsun and studied architecture in Yıldız University and İstanbul Technical University. He’s a well-known cartoonist, author, illustrator and documentary film director. He illustrates daily cartoons for the Cumhuriyet Newspaper since 1982. His cartoons were exhibited in several countries like Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany. Besides his plays Separation (Ayrılık) and Building (Bina), his two plays named Fault Line (Fay Hattı) and City for One (Tek Kişilik Şehir) were staged in Europe and attracted big interest. The documentary […]
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1st edition: 2014
42nd edition: 2022