written by Tülin Kozikoğlu & illustrated by Sedat Girgin
Leyla Fontaine is the great-granddaughter of the famous Jean de La Fontaine, author of numerous fables. Leyla Fontaine lives with nine quirky animals including a frog and a porcupine! This is a series of nine books. Each story shows us different characteristic problems of these animals such as stubbornness, laziness, anxiousness etc.
Thus, children with the same problems can empathize with these animals. RIGHTS SOLD: Book 1-9 Simplified Chinese; Book 1-4 Spanish and Catalan; Book 1-4: Polish; Book 1-3: Hungary
• Angry Spider • Stubborn Porcupine • Unhappy Cat • Know-it-all Mouse • Coward Bird • Jealous Frog • Shy Dog • Lazy Fish WHITE RAVENS 2015 • Impatient Mosquito
Tülin Kozikoğlu b graduated from Boğaziçi University with a degree in Psychology. In 2010, she received the Jury Special Award in the Best Picture Book of the Year category from the Turkish IBBY. Kozikoglu also writes children’s books reviews and travel articles. Sedat Girgin studied at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. In 2007 he became third in Tudem’s “Make Your Book” competition. He has illustrated more than 60 children’s books. He still works as a freelance illustrator.
Hardback / 240 x 220 / 28 pages / Redhouse Publishing