Children's Books (ages 8-12)Novels

Yaşasın Ç Harfi Kardeşliği!
Hurray for the Brotherhood of Ç!

Behiç Ak

Editor: Müren Beykan
Grafik tasarım: Huban Korman

The changing life of Mr. Ç, who attended the 70th birthday celebration of the washing machine ...

This novel received the “Children’s Novel of 2013” award given by IBBY – Turkey (ÇGYD) and “Best Children’s Novel of 2014” prize given by Ankara University Children’s and Young Adult Literature Application and Research Center (ÇOGEM).

The novel depicts Ali’s transformation into a completely different person just because of a single letter added accidentally to his surname during the renewal of his ID card. In his fun and thought-provoking fiction, Ak is telling how social media changed our oral and written communication styles, how fast consumption has become the focus of our lives through the eyes of a child who became famous in the social media as “Mr. Ç”. This novel, enriched with colored, caricature like drawings of Behiç Ak invites the child readers, families and educators to think on the philosophy of life which changes shape in virtual and real environments.


When Ali couldn’t find his ID card, he applies for a new one and surprisingly discovers that an extra Ç letter is added to his last name in the records just by mistake. Although his father is very angry about this mistake, Ali is very happy because a single letter would make him a completely different person. His followers in social media and his friends at school started to call him as “Mr. Ç” . However, in a world where everything is cınsumed and thrown away so quicikly, how would Ali Hoşgörüç survive?

Behiç Ak

Behiç Ak

He was born in Samsun and studied architecture in Yıldız University and İstanbul Technical University. He’s a well-known cartoonist, author, illustrator, and documentary film director. He draws daily cartoons for Cumhuriyet Newspaper since 1982. His cartoons were exhibited in several countries like Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany. Besides his plays Separation (Ayrılık) and Building (Bina), his two other plays Fault Line (Fay Hattı) and City for One (Tek Kişilik Şehir) were staged in Europe and attracted big interest. The documentary film he produced and directed in 1994, […]
 Go to the Author

Other books from the same author

3rd edition
10th edition
7th edition
18th edition
6th edition
30th edition
14th edition
15th edition
12nd edition
20th edition
52nd edition
22nd edition
41st edition
27th edition
48th edition
36th edition
38th edition
43rd edition
18th edition
50th edition
71st edition
32nd edition
35th edition
24th edition
5th edition
20th edition
9th edition
2nd edition
12nd edition
2nd edition





104 pages
120x180 mm
1st edition: 2013
57th edition: 2023
ISBN: 978-605-4603-61-9
Barcode: 978 605 4603 619


communicationfamilytechnologygetting to know one’s selfmeans of communicationconsumptionfriendshipchangesocial mediaFacebook

Scroll to Top