IBBY Turkey - Best Children's Story Book of the Year 2011 - Jury Special Award
In her second book for children İrem Uşar, who conquered the hearths of her child readers with her first children’s novel Fener’den Taşınan Işık, narrates the memories of her colourful family members in an equally colour language.
The book includes 13 amusing memories mostly evolving around “funny granddad” Ahmet Bey. All the memories are witnessing the sense of humour, urban culture and human relations of the past times referred to with nostalgia in current days.
The author known for her warm and simple style deals mainly with themes such as intergeneration relations, family bonds and joy of life.