Müge İplikçi who met her young readers with her colorful stories in Uçan Salı (Flying Tuesday)  and young adult readers with her novel Yalancı Şahit (False Witness)  tells an entertaining story in her new book. The story is inspired by the true voyage of the trireme Kibele  reconstructed  true to the original  for the “From East to West, Focha to Marseille, a Journey in History” project of 360 Degree Research. Project being one of the applied archaeological projects was completed in 56 days in 2009. This unique voyage of nautical archaeologyis immortalized with İplikçi’s masterly fiction and enriched with Sedat Girgins colorful illustrations.


Kerem is very unhappy because they will be vaccinated at school today. Kerem is afraid of vaccines because of his allergy. Other children who are also afraid break into tears while they are waiting in line. The children’s tears flow in floods. A routine vaccination day turns into an adventure that could only take place in Antiquity. Kerem and Selim Amca the school bus driver who used to be a sea captain try to find a way to take the cross eyed ship Kibele to its true owners Captain Osman and  Mualla. 


Müge İplikçi

Müge İplikçi, was born in 1966 in İstanbul. She is an academician and known for the stories in which she addresses the issues of woman’s statuses and relations in modern times. İplikçi has won various prestigious awards like Yaşar Nabi Nayır Youth Awards (first place in 1996) and Haldun Taner Story Awards (third place in 1997). Her stories have been translated into many languages. In 2010, she wrote her first young adult novel False Witness (Yalancı Şahit) for “Bridge Book” series of Günışığı Kitaplığı. And in the first year of printing, the book has won the special jury award of devamı için tıklayınız

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2nd edition

Günaydın Bendi

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4th edition

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9th edition

Kömür Karası Çocuk

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Hide and Seek
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7th edition

Yalancı Şahit

False Witness
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24th edition

Uçan Salı

Flying Tuesday
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