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Anne Holm - Author

Anne Holm, born Else Annelise Jørgensen (September 10, 1922 in Oksbøl - December 27, 1998) was a Danish journalist and children writer. She spent part of her life in United States. Also writing under the pseudonym Adrien de Chandelle.Her books are typically recommended to age groups 8-16 years, but they include elements even for adult readers. Her best known book is David (1963) (translated I am David and filmed 2004; also published with name North to Freedom), which tells about a 13-years old boy who grows in a prison camp, escapes and travels home through Europe. It's a book about hope and freedom, and it is a bestseller.Another well known book by Holm is Peter (1966), which tells about a teenage boy who travels in time to ancient Greece and medieval England. Married J.C. Holm in 1949.

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I am David
Anne Holm
Anne Holm's novel, first published in the UK in 1965, is one of the most honest and searing accounts for children of man's inhumanity to man. It's also one of the most hopeful. It tells the haunting story of a...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 29/01/2015
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I Am David
Anne Holm

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Format: Paperback (b Format) | Released 07/09/1989
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