Tales, Tales

Tales, Tales is a collection of all tales Aytül Akal has written since 1988.  Akal, the most translated children’s author in Turkey, has presented many unforgettable stories to children’s literature. The book, collecting 58 tales together is divided into six parts: The Child who doesn’t like the night, The child who gets bored, The Child who wishes a brother, The child who paints the morning, The child who searches for tales were titles published in previous years. Additionally, tales published as single books are also bound together in this book.

Offering little bookworms a real feast of tales, “Tales, Tales” lets reality and imagination chase each other. In this basket of tales they will find a giraffe who doesn’t want to sleep, a spoiled elephant, a ferry curious about the underwater, a naughty traffic light and many more funny, curious, unusual characters. Aytül Akal’s tales can be read by kids as well as altogether as a family. A must for every little bookworm.

Illustrated by: Mustafa Delioğlu,

Huban Korman, Ayda Kantar,

Serap Deliorman, Saadet Ceylan,

Ayla Delibaş Yetkin

Short stories, 2012, Uçanbalık, 248 pages

Themes: Family, nature and environment,

imagination, love, health, consumption,

questioning values

Age: 5+



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