Department of Communication and Design instructor Müge Mengü Hale has published her first book: an illustrated work for children that follows the adventures of two sea turtle hatchlings. “Ay Işığını Arayan Denizkaplumbağaları: Çıtırcık ile Pıtırcık” (Çıtırcık and Pıtırcık: Sea Turtles in Search of the Moonlight) is an imprint of Yapı Kredi Publications. The book conveys a message of hope and solidarity as it portrays the young turtles’ struggle for life.
Ms. Mengü Hale, a BA graduate of Boğaziçi University, worked as a reporter, editor and writer for several magazines and newspapers before pursuing an MA degree in media studies at The New School University in New York. She joined the COMD faculty in 2014.