Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Novels
My Stubborn Grandpa
Editor: Müren Beykan
No one can be indifferent to exciting family secrets…
In this brand new book from the beloved author of children’s novels, three friends who are in love with planes and who are curious about stories, unveil the mystery behind a family secret. With the distinctive characters and the multilayered plot he created, Açık brings a versatile approach to the theme of intergenerational communication.
The three top favorites of fourteen year old İdil are: her grandpa, who she calls “Kitchen Bird”; air planes and words. She starts each day with the delicious breakfast prepared by her “Kitchen Bird”, she learns new words from him, and every day after school she goes together with her close friends Behice & Nazım to watch the airplanes gliding through the sky. The old photo album she brought out mothballs for her homework, upsets the balances at home, opening the way to revealing a family secret!..
Ömer AçıkHe was born in Adana in 1980. He grew up in Ankara and graduated from Hacettepe University Education Department. His first job as a teacher was in a village in Adana, then in Mardin and then in İstanbul. Açık loves to be with children, to be on the streets and to travel. In his first children’s novel A Station Called Violet (Menekşe İstasyonu, 2015), he tells the story of a neighborhood and solidarity. And in his next children’s novel My […]
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1. edition: 2018
5. edition: 2021
Barcode: 978 605 9405 522
right of education • intergenerational communication • museum • occupations • aunt-nephew • family secrets • student-teacher communication • stubbornness • airplanes • archeology