Best known for her short stories and her creative writing workshops, Füsun Çetinel brings forth an emotional adventure full of mysteries, in her first children’s novel telling the story of a small boy discovering secrets of Hagia Sophia Museum in İstanbul. The background of this adventure is highlighted by Hagia Sophia Museum’s fascinating past reflecting different Anatolian cultures which bypassed through İstanbul. The Museum itself, with its mystery, is a hero in this story, alongside Veli the little boy. The story offers a wonderful adventure based on the imagination power of a curious child and reminds the readers about the importance of cultural values.

Overview

Veli, the child of a poor family, spends all his free time around Hagia Sophia, selling souvenirs to the visitors. No one, even the archeologists, the tourists and the guards can think of Hagia Sophia without him. Especially the German archeologist Martha who works in the building’s renovations has become close friends with little Veli. Veli starts dreaming big when he hears that one student from his school would win a trip to Germany for the best homework performance. What is awaiting Veli to reach his dreams?

 

Füsun Çetinel

Füsun Çetinel was born in İstanbul. She was graduated from English Language Teaching Department of Boğaziçi University. She works as an instructor and facilitator in writing workshops in Turkey and abroad. Her stories and articles are being published in various literary magazines and online platforms. Her first children’s novel Talking Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya Konuştu, 2015) tells about a boy who witnessed to secrets of Hagia Sophia in İstanbul. Her second children’s novel Road of Secrets (Sırlar Yolu, 2016)  is a story written with a widely perspective from Germany to Turkey’s southern Agean coast and Kaş which is a very famous place with its ancient devamı için tıklayınız

Other Books

2nd edition

Küçük Pis Yeşil Böcek

TINY GREEN STINK BUG
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Çiko’nun Seçimi

Chiko's Choice
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4th edition

Duvarda 3 Hafta

Three Weeks on the Wall
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4th edition

Sırlar Yolu

Road of Secrets
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