Little Red Riding Hood Narrations in the Post-truth Form



Selva İnce | 01.11.2017

“Little Red Riding Hood”, one of the Grimm’ Fairy Tales, overlaps with the classical structure of Vladimir Propp's Morphology of the Folktale, in which the morphological features and structures of the tales are taken into consideration by looking at ...

A Little Away from Earth, a Story Very Close to “Us”: Little Night Cat



Ebra Usta | 01.11.2017

            Sonja Danowski’s story named Little Night Cat makes the reader think about mercy, animal- human relation and consuming. We can watch the story through Sonja Danowski’s brush as we read it through her pen. Story is like a part from our dai...

Dino-Technological Narratives in Children's Literature



Selva İnce | 01.10.2017

Walter J. Ong, in his Orality and Literacy: The Technologizin of the World, emphasizes that the transformative side of technology on human thinking has already been realized through the invention of letters. Because "literary mind without writing doe...

A Real Childhood Lived as a Fiction: My First Novel



Ayşenur Gülsüm | 01.10.2017

My First Novel, which is the first children’s book of Sevin Okyay who is known for her translations, radio programs and cinema writings, was fictionalized as a "special notebook" written by the character named Sevin, a ten years old character. Sevin ...

Another Carnival: In the Palace by Nâzım Hikmet



Azra Sancak Çelik | 01.10.2017

It is a known fact that some of Nâzım Hikmet’s texts are published as children’s book separately or in groups apart from his four books series named as Tales and Stories. ...

What The Man Who Planted Trees Has Grown



Sezanur Sezgin | 01.09.2017

Jean Giono is a writer, who had concerns about the nature especially in his early works, and produced some great works on it. Giono states in his "Epilogue," that he does not demand copyrights from The Man Who Planted Trees, which has been translated...

What The Dot Tells to Adult Readers



Nesibe Tutkunkardeş | 01.08.2017

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds, which has won awards, tells about the need for creative thinking in an era when everything is ready-to-consume. As a successful children's literature work, it presents a profound sense of meaning for adults as well: from...

Green Cherry as an (Im)Maturity Story



Duygu Öksünlü | 01.08.2017

Gülten Dayioglu's Green Cherry series, which is composed of two books, tells the experience of Kiraz, the daughter of a lower class family who migrated to city from village, in the context of the class and cultural problems she faced. Kiraz's father ...

Putting Children into the World Arithmetic is Good, Birds very Good



Azra Sancak Çelik | 01.07.2017

Cemal Süreya, who is known as a poet writing in the Second New (İkinci Yeni), publishes a series consisting of twelve adventures in a column, namely Arithmetic is Good, Birds very Good (Aritmetik İyi Kuşlar Pek İyi) in Çocukça magazine in 1984 and 19...

One Day in Jerusalem in the Context of Suitability for Children



Sümeyye Özel | 01.07.2017

One Day in Jerusalem, whose subject matter is Jerusalem, is the first Turkish children's literature, which is the second book of "Turtle Battuta Diaries" series. In One Day in Jerusalem, written by Zeynep Sevde Paksu and illustrated by Sümeyye Eroğlu...