In her new novel for children, Karakaşlı, much loved with her award winning young adult novels, is easing the severity of interlacing life stories, with hope and love. With her poetic language, she’s making the reader to feel the sensations of the families who are obliged to escape from their countries at different times and the difficulties they’ve gone through.


The Trio Gang’s favorite game was to spend time in the big derelict house in the neighbourhood. In spite of the rumours started about the voices coming out of the house, the three buddies couldn’t stop themselves from entering the house. They met Syrian girl Leyla, her mom and Uncle Tevfik behind a hidden door. Would Trio Gang be the hope for Leyla and her family who took shelter in this abandoned house?

Karin Karakaşlı

She was born in İstanbul. She graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Foreign Languages and Translation, followed by a master’s degree from Yeditepe University in the field of Comparative Literature. Her first story book for adults was published in 1999. She received Yaşar Nabi Nayır Award in 1998. Her books for children and young adults are being published by Günışığı Kitaplığı. Her award winner young adult’s novel When the Moon Meets the Sea (Ay Denizle Buluşunca, 2008) followed by a picture book named The Night Sun (Gece Güneşi, ill. Şirin Dağtekin Yenen, 2011) which tells about imagination of a sister devamı için tıklayınız

Other Books

4th edition

Uçan Kız Volante

Volante The Flying Girl
Karin Karakaşlı
7th edition

Dört Kozalak

Four Pine Cones
Karin Karakaşlı
11th edition

Ay Denizle Buluşunca

When The Moon Meets The Sea
Karin Karakaşlı
16th edition

Gece Güneşi

The Night Sun
Karin Karakaşlı