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The Hope Street Kids

Gülsevin Kıral

Editor: Müren Beykan
Illustrator: Sadi Güran

My playmate is a Syrian...

Kıral tells the grim reality of war with hope inspiring stories where Syrian and Turkish children’s and adults’ paths cross.


No child can know the story behind the glass he broke accidentally while playing on the street, although he becomes a part of that story from that moment on… Leaving their loved ones and old lives behind, Syrian immigrants couldn’t guess that hope still remained, despite all difficulties they have been struggling. Cruel war brought together people from all over the world.

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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132 pages
120x180 mm
1st edition: 2015
9th edition: 2022
ISBN: 978-605-9952-62-0
Barcode: 978 605 9952 620



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