In his first children’s novel, beloved author Behçet Çelik is telling the story of friendship, solidarity and communication between generations, with his strong yet simple style. With the help of this amusing story of a summer camp taking place in a family environment, he is making new and creative proposals to the adults as well.


Five friends, five free children of summer holidays, do not have to carry their heavy school bags anymore! For a while, the houses in the gardens of which they used to play games, are being demolished for building bigger ones. Fortunately finding a small greenwood area among the high buildings surrounding their city, they decide to have a summer camp. However life in this new camping neighbourhood is not like in the other rapidly “developing” parts of the city. They would soon have mission to be accomplished, but how?

Behçet Çelik

He was born in Adana in 1968. He was graduated from Law Faculty of İstanbul University in 1990. His first story was published in literary magazine Varlık in 1987 when he was 19 years old. After that his stories, essays and translation studies took their places in many newspapers and literary magazines like Notos. In 1989, he received Story Success Award of Akademi Kitabevi. He wrote many stories and received Sait Faik Story Award with his book named Gün Ortasında Arzu in 2008. And in 2011, he received another prestigious story award of Turkey called Haldun Taner Story Award with his devamı için tıklayınız

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18th edition

Sınıfın Yenisi

New Kid in Class
Behçet Çelik