First Books (ages 3-8)Picture books

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The Kid Searching For Her Sleep

İrem Uşar

Illustrator: Merve Atılgan
Editor: Müren Beykan

A starlit story for bed time...

In this amusing one night journey of a small girl, the child reader witnesses the sleeping styles of various interesting animals, while walking on the line between dreams and reality. A colorful reading experience not only with its simple and impressive storytelling style, but also with its marvellous illustrations.


It was nightfall and all dark outside. Losing her sleep, the girl was tossing and turning in her bad. She eventually decided to go out to find it. She first visited the neighbour horse but couldn’t sleep standing like him. Then visited the bear, bat, flamingo and many more… She knocked on the doors of all her neighbours. Guess where this sleepy child, walking in the streets in her pajamas, eventually fell asleep?

İrem Uşar

İrem Uşar

She was born in İstanbul, in 1975. After graduating from the Radio, Television, Cinema department of Marmara University, she worked as a reporter, editor and script writer. In 2010, she participated in a writing workshop in Antwerp, with the invitation of PEN, and she wrote her first children’s book The Light That Moved from the Light House (Fenerden Taşınan Işık) published by Günışığı Kitaplığı in 2011. The book was a part of a special project coordinated by Günışığı for Sivrice […]
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28 pages
200x230 mm
1st edition: 2016
8th edition: 2021
ISBN: 978-605-9952-97-2
Barcode: 978-605-9952-97-2



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