Children's Books (ages 8-12)Story Poems

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Gülsevin Kıral

Editor: Müren Beykan
Illustrator: Sadi Güran

The unknown stories of well-known rhymes!

Beloved children’s author Gülsevin Kıral, who is known for her humorous style, turned the unforgettable rhymes of Turkish folk literature into mischievous stories for her young readers. Story poems that are pleasant to say, pleasant to listen to, and constructed with language plays invite readers of all ages to the funny, cheerful and colorful world of tongue twisters. The book, which is designed with language plays, enables readers of all ages to enjoy Turkish and also allows children to easily understand rhymes and interpret them in creative ways. After her award-winning book When Fleas were Barbers and Camels were Brokers (Berber Pire Tellal Deve), in which she interprets traditional tales and jokes, Kıral again greets her readers with a rare work in children’s literature. Story poems adorned with the internationally renowned illustrator Sadi Güran’s unique illustrations constitute a visual literary feast.


The book covers 12 unforgettable story poems that is intertwined with Turkish culture… Every story poem takes a classic tongue twister and adds an interesting perspective to the story with Gülsevin Kıral’s interpretation.

Gülsevin Kıral

Gülsevin Kıral

She 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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128 pages
130x195 mm
1st edition: 2019
3rd edition: 2021
ISBN: 978-605-9405-96-6
Barcode: 978-605-9405-966


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