written & illustrated by Nazli Tahvili
This story is about a little girl who lives in her own imaginary fantasy world. She builds a city of paper with houses, boats and even friends for herself. One day, a little black bird comes through a hole on the wall but leaves very soon. The little girl becomes curious about what lies outside. A powerful wordless picture book by an award-winning Iranian illustrator.
Hardback / 215 x 220 / 32 pages / Redhouse Kidz
written & illustrated by Elif Yemenici
Kalben’s friends are playing with a ball but they don’t want her in the game. She is heartbroken and doesn’t know how to cheer up. She feeds the cats and drinks a cup of hot milk but nothing works. Until she remembers that the secret is to make someone else happy. WHITE RAVENS 2016 / RIGHTS SOLD: Spanish;Catalan; Korean & Simplified Chinese.
21,000 copies sold in Turkey; Best Children Books of 2016 by Radikal Newspaper.
Hardback / 255 x 240 / 28 pages / Redhouse Kidz
written by Yıldıray Karakiya & llustrated by Başak Günaçan
It is Shushu’s birthday! Her uncle takes Shushu to a toy store and Shushu picks a red tricycle for her birthday present. The rest of the story tells young readers about Shushu’s day-long adventure with the red tricycle from which she refuses to separate even for a second. In our day when technological devices are taking the places of traditional toys, the story presents a refreshingly nostalgic way of pastime for children.
Hardback / 255 x 240 / 28 pages / Redhouse Publishing
written by Yıldıray Karakiya & illustrated by Başak Günaçan
In the second title of the series, Yıldıray Karakiya introduces us to Can, Shushu’s new friend and tells us their adventure at the park. Can is a disabled boy, so Shushu sees a wheelchair for the first time in her life. In this story, the author shows children how people with disabilities can lead a normal life too.
Hardback / 250 x 240 / 28 pages / Redhouse Publishing
written by Aytül Akal & illustrated by Mert Tugen
This is a series of four books. Animals in the jungle are trying to learn new things in each book. There is a question at the bottom of each page which gives parents the opportunity to talk about the story with their children and explore. Simple and funny illustrations combined with text from an experienced author.
Playing Time (Ne Oynayalım?): Animals gather to play a game. Here, the book shows traditional games such as hide-and-seek, etc. Continue reading
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 Continue reading
written by Aytül Akal & illustrated by Anıl Tortop
BALLOONS IN THE SKY is a collection of short stories by the famous Turkish author Aytül Akal, who has written more than 120 titles some of which has been translated across the globe. You will find nine stories about the problems children face nowadays, such as the gap created by technology between children and their parents, their lack of communication and the problems they face with their friends… The author handles these themes with humorous and sensibility. RIGHTS SOLD: Hungary
Hardback / 135 x 195 / 120 pages / Redhouse Publishing
written by Arslan Sayman & illustrated by Deniz Üçbaşaran
A little canary perches on the branches of a young lemon tree and sings the song of a young lemon tree that was very impatient to get bigger and have blossoms and fruit. A poetic text that teaches children about a tree’s natural life cycle and also gives an insight into process of growing up.
Deniz Üçbaşaran’s illustrations are simple yet artistic and will no doubt enrich the imagination of young readers. Continue reading
written by Tülin Kozikoğlu & illustrated by Burcu Musselwhite
In this colorful picture book, the story of a young caterpillar is told in rhyme. The caterpillar embarks on a long journey and on the way, it encounters a young girl named Ayşe and they become instant friends. Together they travel all around the world. Folded double pages open up giving us a large-scale view of the world hidden behind them. The series introduces children different environmental settings and seasons. Continue reading
written by by Tülin Kozikoğlu & illustrated by Burcu Musselwhite
At the beginning of this second book, our caterpillar gets out of its cocoon and we see that it has turned into a beautiful butterfly. But it is trapped inside Ayşe’s apartment and wants to go out. Just as it was going around and encountering different doors in the first book, this time it flies around and finds windows. It reaches the window of an apartment, which reveals all the shops in the neighborhood. The butterfly is intrigue by the florist, flies over there and falls asleep on a flower. Continue reading