Funny Poems (Poetry) 65 pg.


Mavisel Yener, Illustrated by: Murat Sayın

Grades: Elementary School Grade 1

Grade 2


Funny Poems invites the children to an entertaining journey with fifty-seven poems. The poems make it easier for the reader to look from outside to himself, to his society and to the others. The poems inform to the readers that there are children in the world who think, become happy, wonder, ask questions like themselves. Mavisel Yener, with her clear and rich Turkish, also shows different layers of words (metaphors, connotations, etc.) as a mastery in poetry. The sum of poems which the children add to their lives with joy.

In the book, there are some pages that left blank for the children to write their own poems and leave the future.


Achievements: empathy, tolerance, self-knowledge, environmental awareness, animal love, emotions, language sensitivity, family love, Earth-universe, Sharing, understanding the disabled, implicit meaning finding, Rhymes, Idioms, Our Values, Individual and the Society.

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