Author • Turkish literature
She was born in 1971 in Rize. She was graduated from the Industrial Engineering Department of Middle East Technical University in 1992 and worked as an executive in the private sector for many years. Elçi translated numerous books from English to Turkish. She started writing for children with the best loved “Karaböcü” series consisting of four books (ill. Gözde Bitir). Adventure admirer kitten Karaböcü’s exciting and funny stories began with Welcome Karaböcü (Karaböcü Hoş Geldi, 2007) which Karaböcü is found on the street by a lovely girl who wanted to adopt him. In the second book of the series named Karaböcü, the Party’s Favourite (Karaböcü Partinin Gözbebeği, 2007), there is a birthday party full of fun. In the third book of the bestselling series Karaböcü’s Holiday Adventures (Karaböcü ile Tatil Maceraları, 2007), the family went to a holiday far away from home with Karaböcü. And in Karaböcü is Lost (Karaböcü Kayboldu, 2007), the kitten get lost. Elçi lives in İstanbul with her daughter.