Children's Books (ages 8-12) • Novels
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SUMMER TRAVELLER AND AUNTIE ACHOO
Editor: Müren Beykan
Crazy duo on the roads of Anatolia with their yellow caravan!
In his new book, beloved author Ömer Açık, who is very popular with his impressive neighborhood and school stories, is calling out to the explorer spirit hidden in each of us and taking us to a walk through the cultural richness of Anatolia. The summer Roza is spending with her auntie by travelling in their yellow caravan is full of beautiful places to stay, new thoughts and many discoveries. This colorful adventure reflecting the joyful story of a child coping with difficulties, makes the readers feel that, life is a great gift. An inspiring novel for readers of all ages in knowing themselves and the world around them, and making sense of life. An unforgettable summer reading with the clear, effective and colorful telling style of Ömer Açık.
Being on the verge of a difficult decision, her parents send Roza to her auntie for spending the summer together. With her Auntie Achoo, who is a travelling author living in a caravan, Roza finds herself in the middle of nature, sees places she can’t even imagine in her urban life. She becomes an extra in a movie shooting, joins the rain pray of villagers, and leaves herself in space with paragliding. Along the long road, her best friend was the little sea shell in her pocket. However that was not an ordinary one…
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: 2020
cultures • nature • collective work • discoveries • Anatolia • summer holiday • auntie-nephew • caravan • beliefs • seperated parents • traveling • paraglading