IBBY Turkey Children's Novel of The Year 2007

2010 IBBY Honour List Writer


Prince Milla who revives an old curse causes a big disaster in Story Land. In a short time, the inhabitants who  forget all the words they know are unable to speak. Thanks to the crafty manoeuvres of Milla they all think that Sheroks is the culprit. Now, the Little Witch Sheroks should flee to  rewrite the story that was eaten by Rat Pibo in the Archives Room of the palace. If Sheroks can not finish rewriting the story on time, Story Land will lose both its language and freedom!

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She was born in İstanbul in 1975. After graduating from Galatasaray Highschool, she completed her degree on philosophy at Boğaziçi University. She has many translations from English and French to Turkish. Her first children’s novel Sheroks the Little Witch (Küçük Cadı Şeroks, 2001) brought her deep and rich knowledge of philosophy into children’s literature. Then, in sequel to her first book, she wrote Big Trap (Büyük Tuzak, 2007) and the book was awarded as IBBY Turkey Children’s Novel of the Year 2007. She also took her extremely deserved place on IBBY Honor List in 2010. She completed adventures of Sheroks devamı için tıklayınız

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