Written by Simla Sunay and Illustrated by Huban Korman
Atatürk had a mansion built next to a great sycamore tree. However, after a while, the branches of the sycamore tree began to damage the roof of the mansion. So, the gardener asked Atatürk for permission to cut the branches. Atatürk responded that instead of cutting off the branches, the mansion should be moved!
Retold by Judith Malika Liberman and Illustrated by Zeynep Özatalay
The second title in a folktale new series, this story follows a traveler as he enters a new village. He knocks on the first door and asks for food and a corner to sleep in. But the village woman turns him down. He knocks again, this time to ask for a cauldron from the woman. This request, she agrees to. He then starts preparing a delicious soup in the village square with only the round stones in his pockets.
Pina is so happy in his house. His warm home is full of peace. And outside? That’s where Pina gets a little bit scared. Maybe for him, to discover the beauties outside, a moon strawberry or a bird plum is needed…
Loved for her books which she writes and illustrates herself, Elif Yemenici uses a different technique to tell her story this time, combining her illustrations with the models she has created. Depicting the anxiety, courage, and joy of Pina, who is afraid to leave his house, this illustrated story is also a visual feast.
written by Tülin Kozikoğlu and illustrated by Sedat Girgin
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, anxiety 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 1-9 Russian & Portuguese Brazil; Book 1-3 Ukrainian
• Angry Spider • Stubborn Porcupine • Unhappy Cat • Know-it-all Mouse • Coward Bird • Jealous Frog • Shy Dog • Lazy Fish WHITE RAVENS 2015 • Impatient Mosquito
written by Sima Özkan and illustrated by Kübra Teber
When a young girl’s hat full of seeds flies away, the seeds spread out everywhere. Discover what comes out of these seeds and when to eat which vegetables and fruits. Each fruit and vegetable is introduced with its seed, flower and fruit. An instructive book about healthy and seasonal eating.
written by Judith Malika Liberman and illustrated by Zeynap Özatalay
Joseph was a tailor. He would dream up something new just for his customers. One day, Joseph finally made himself a coat. When it got worn out, he turned it into a jacket, and then a vest, then a tie. A brand-new series (3 titles) to discover international folktales.
written by Simlâ Sunay and illustrated by Burcu Yılmaz
Miners ruin the mountain’s skin and constructors pour asphalt on its back. When a mountain asks for its back to be scratched, the villagemen cut down the trees to scratch it more. But the mountain starts vomitting, gets cold and sick and finally it stands silent.
written by Büşra Tarçalır Erol and illustrated by Uğur Altun
Bully-Fish liked to make fun of others because it made him feel powerful. One day, he comes across a huge cat who is going to change Bully-Fish’s life dramatically by getting him to think about power and loneliness. Büşra Tarçalır Erol is a clinical psychologist and children’s book author.
In the forest there is an apple tree and all the animals are drawn to its juicy apples. But how can they collect them? Along the story, we see how nine different animals plans to pick these apples and come up with funny ideas, only to discover that the apples have already been collected by someone else! A humorous wordless picture book about sharing.
written by Sima Özkan and illustrated by Zeynep Özatalay
It’s the first day of school. Deniz is surprised to see one of his classmates drink from a glass water bottle. Deniz’s classmate tells how she decided to reduce waste after visiting the landfill in her town. Simple actions can make a big difference!
Rights sold: Portuguese (Brazil), Greek, Korean, Simplified Chinese & Romanian