Behiç Ak is master of humour, whose “Cheerful Stories” series for the age group 5-8 has already become a classic in Turkish children’s literature. Little Train Goes Home is his second novel for the age group 8-12, after his many award winning first novel Hurray for the Brotherhood of Ç!. In this joyful yet thought provoking new book, he’s telling the rebirth story of a village that lost its joy and villagers finding a new way to return to life for making a dream come true. The novel cites important social and personal issues such as property relations, the joy of life and working together to reach a common goal, with a humorous plot and attractive illustrations. The story glorifies the imagination power of children and their way of perceiving life as a story, while underlining the leadership and creativity of women. With its colourful characters, hopeful story and lively illustrations this book promises a joyful reading experience for all!

Overview

After shut down of the coal mine in their small village long time ago, villagers have forgotten the joy of being productive. Holed up in their houses, they seem to have lost all their hope for life. One day, a woman named Münevver comes out of nowhere, with all of her belongings burdened on her donkey. Her dreams seem to be much crazier than even the the dreams of little daydreamer boy, Ilyas. Causing a big sensation in the village, Münevver starts to knock on the doors of villagers together with Ilyas. Would they be able to bring the village back to life again?..

Behiç Ak

Behiç Ak was born in 1956  in Samsun Turkey. He’s a well known cartoonist, author, illustrator and documentary film director. He studied architecture in Yıldız University and  İstanbul Technical University.  Architectural education helped him to develop a better understanding and awareness about all the details of human life. His different way of looking at people, nature, buildings, objects; in short at everything surrounding us is reflected with a humorous and responsible  style in all versatility of his work. Since 1982 Behiç Ak  is drawing daily comic strips under the title “Kim Kime Dum Duma” (Everybody for Himself) for the well known Cumhuriyet  newspaper. His comic books devamı için tıklayınız

Other Books

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Tombiş Maskeli Baloya Katılmak İstemiyor

Chubby Doesn’t Want to Join the Masquerade
Behiç Ak
3rd edition

Bulutlara Şiir Yazan Çocuk

The Child Writing Poems for the Clouds
Behiç Ak
2nd edition

Gökdelene Giren Bulut

The Cloud That Came Indoors
Behiç Ak
3rd edition

Bebek Annem

Momy Is My Baby
Behiç Ak
7th edition

Çatıdaki Gezegen

The Planet In The Attic
Behiç Ak

“Chubby Books” Series

Chubby Books Series
Behiç Ak
8th edition

Ben Ne Zaman Doğdum?

When Was I Born?
Behiç Ak
5th edition

Bilyeler

Marbles
Behiç Ak
14th edition

Postayla Gelen Deniz Kabuğu

The Sea Shell That Came by Post
Behiç Ak
8th edition

Bizim Tombiş Fiyonk Makarnayı Çok Seviyor

Chubby Adores Bowtie Pasta
Behiç Ak
18th edition

Yaşasın Ç Harfi Kardeşliği!

Hurray For The Brotherhood Of Ç!
Behiç Ak
25th edition

Akvaryumdaki Tiyatro

Theatre in the Acquarium
Behiç Ak
32rd edition

Galata’nın Tembel Martısı

Galata's Lazy Seagull
Behiç Ak
13th edition

Bizim Tombiş Taştan Hiç Anlamıyor

The Many Ways of a Stone
Behiç Ak
18th edition

Benim Bir Karışım

How Long is My Hand?
Behiç Ak
30th edition

Kedilerin Kaybolma Mevsimi

Cats' Season of Disappearance
Behiç Ak
13th edition

Yüksek Tansiyonlu Çınar Ağacı

The Plane Tree With High Blood Pressure
Behiç Ak
49th edition

Güneşi Bile Tamir Eden Adam

The Man Who Repaired Even the Sun
Behiç Ak
28th edition

Pat Karikatür Okulu

Pat Cartoon School
Behiç Ak
18th edition

Havva ile Kaplumbağa

Havva and the Turtle
Behiç Ak
33rd edition

Vapurları Seven Çocuk

The Boy Who Loves Ferries
Behiç Ak
26th edition

Buzdolabındaki Köpek

The Dog in the Fridge
Behiç Ak
16th edition

Geçmişe Tırmanan Merdiven

The Stairs Leading to the Past
Behiç Ak
8th edition

Karikatür Kitabı

The Book of Cartoons
Behiç Ak
24th edition

Alaaddin’in Geveze Su Boruları

Alaaddin's Chattering Water Pipes
Behiç Ak