A Goat’s Tale

The village chieftain Kadir Aga has an evil, stubborn goat. Finally he gives up and decides to kill the goat and distributes it to the village people. But the peasants who eat the goat happen to be just as mean and stubborn.

In this series the masterful children’s author Ayla Çınaroğlu presents us a bouquet of modern stories told in the traditional Anatolian tale telling style. The impressive tales are embellished with the drawings of Mustafa Delioğlu, the first Turkish illustrator nominated for ALMA. The poetic narration and the imaginary will capture the hearts of children from around the world.

Illustrated story, Uçanbalık, 1997, 32 pages

Themes: Stubbornness, cooperation,

feelings, society and individual

Age: 5+



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