Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Novels
THE PLAY DETECTIVES
Editor: Müren Beykan
Flying Carpet Theatre is looking for a detective and Pinocchio!
Sevgi Saygı, who has a special audience with her mysterious fictions in Turkish Children’s and Young Adult literature, invites her readers to a gripping adventure in her new novel. The book tells the mysterious story of a theatre tour bus, starting off from İzmir, moving on to Bergama and Çanakkale. Skillfully handling many trending topics such as unifying power of art and digital habits of children, the author invites her readers to an adventure, which is full of excitement. The journey of art that the children experience with their families while trying to cope with their adolescent feelings, turns into an extraordinary literary feast. Loved for her trilogy “Adventures of Memo”, Sevgi Saygı will again surprise her readers and make them laugh out!
Fırat and his family are members of Flying Carpet Theatre. Beginning of every summer, children and their families pile into the tour bus and hit the road for staging plays in various cities. That summer famous actress Mehtap Aycan is joining to the group too! While Fırat’s desire for writing detective plays and his dreams of becoming a detective together with his bestie Deniz continue, there is a discussion going on about who will play the Pinocchio. But something unexpected happens at Bergama stop. The theatre-lover group really needs a detective now…
Sevgi SaygıSevgi Saygı, was born in 1957 in İzmir, graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Department of Cinema and Television. She worked as assistant film director with famous movie director Atıf Yılmaz and wrote several film scripts. Saygı is currently writing books for children and young adults Her first children’s novel Where Did Dad Go? (Babam Nereye Gitti?, 2009) is followed by What’s Happening to My Uncle? (Amcama Neler Oluyor?) and Mystic Days (Gizemli Günler). After gathering attention with her children’s novel […]
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1. edition: 2019
2. edition: 2020
writing • bullying • summer vacation • theatre • social media • Festival • tour • down syndrome • Aegean region • dedective • Pinocchio