Gaye Hicyilmaz


About Gaye Hicyilmaz

Gaye Hicyilmaz lived in Turkey for many years, much of that time in the city of Ankara, which provided the setting for her first children's book, Against the Storm. Inspired by a true story in the Turkish press, it was first published in England, where it was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award in the children's fiction category and was runner-up for the Guardian Children's Fiction Award the same year. After leaving Turkey the author moved to Switzerland with her four children and for seven years lived in the small town of Horgen, which gave her the background for The Frozen Waterfall. She now lives in Kent in England.

Recent updates about Gaye Hicyilmaz

International Day of Families

A family read...Against the Storm by Gaye Hicyilmaz from Faber & Faber 

13 days ago

International Day of Families

In Flame is a great book by Gaye Hicyilmaz from Faber & Faber

13 days ago

International Dance Day

A book all about moving... Against the Storm by Gaye Hicyilmaz from Faber & Faber

29 days ago

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