Otto The Autobiography of a Teddy Bear by Tomi Ungerer
  

Synopsis

Otto The Autobiography of a Teddy Bear by Tomi Ungerer

A powerful and beautiful book told first-hand by Otto, a German-born teddy bear who is separated from his Jewish owner, lives through World War II, and is reunited with his original owner 50 years later.

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A powerful and beautiful book... Deals with one of the darkest chapters of history in a sensitive way as he experiences both human cruelty and kindness along the way... A deeply moving contribution to Holocaust literature for children, in which the world is seen through a very unusual pair of eyes. Otto is an endearing character that children (and adults) will warm to. -Outside In Maurice Sendak, a friend of Ungerer's, thought him the most original children's book writer of his time. -Sunday Telegraph So strong and graphically interesting...

About the Author

Tomi Ungerer is one of the world's most famous and best-loved children's authors. An illustrator, writer, designer, toy-collector and archivist of human absurdity, his work spans storybooks, poster designs, political campaigns and film. He is a recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen prize for illustration, and the Musee Tomi Ungerer, devoted exclusively to his work, opened in Strasbourg in 2007.

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Format

Hardback
36 pages

Author

Tomi Ungerer
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Publisher

Phaidon Press Ltd

Publication date

14th September 2010

ISBN

9780714857664


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