A Tailor’s Tale

Firaz is an ambitious tailor, but he has a big problem: He lacks talent. In order to be succesful in his profession, he makes a deal with the Tailoring Witch. Firaz believes he can give up a lot of things in order to gain fame and fortune, but can he really?

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, 2009, 32 pages

Themes: Labour, social organizations,

imagination, ambition, talent, rich vs. poor

Age: 6+



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