Terezin A Story of the Holocaust by Ruth Thomson
  

Synopsis

Terezin A Story of the Holocaust by Ruth Thomson

Terezin is a remarkable book that tells the Holocaust story of the Terezin/Theresienstadt fortified ghetto - where the Nazis imprisoned thousands of Jews during the Second World War - and from where many of those thousands were sent to their deaths. The book features first-hand accounts of life in the town as well as moving works of art from some of the artists who were incarcerated there.

Reviews

A strong addition to the many books about the Holocaust. -- School Library Journal USA 20110201

About the Author

Ruth Thomson is an award-winning educational author (with an MA in Museum and Gallery learning) , who specialises in writing books on art and history. Her art books include Grisly & Gruesome and Saints for the National Gallery, London; Disney Looking at Paintings; Adventures in Art, a series combining art appreciation with hands-on projects, with eight titles: Portraits, Celebrations, Creatures, Myths, Journeys, Families, Places and Weather. She has also written Posters and Propaganda in Wartime and a short biography of Georgia O'Keeffe. Her history books include a four book series on Victorian childhood and books about Plains Indians and Aztecs. Her interest in Terezin was sparked during research for an educational pack on Holocaust art.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages

Author

Ruth Thomson
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

13th January 2011

ISBN

9780749695996


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