Books for Children of the World The Story of Jella Lepman by Sydelle Pearl
  

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Books for Children of the World The Story of Jella Lepman by Sydelle Pearl

With the shortage of books for children in post-World War II Germany, Jella Lepman personally translated The Story of Ferdinand into German. She then printed and distributed 30,000 copies to give to children on Christmas day. She then enlisted the U.S. Army's help in furnishing a jeep and driver to travel around Germany collecting books for a children's library, with contributions from 20 international publishers.

About the Author

Sydelle Pearl's previous book with Pelican, Elijahis Tears: Stories for the Jewish Holidays, received a Storytelling World Honor Award in 1997 and was listed on the Bank Street College of Education Best Books List for the Year in 1998. She has been a storyteller at libraries, schools, museums, day-care centers, and festivals since 1991. A writer of folk songs for adults and children, she is also fond of incorporating songs into her stories. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Danlyn Iantorno is a graphic designer and artist with her own studio. She has worked as a marketing manager and a promotional products account executive. She is a member of the Colorado Alliance of Illustrators and the Society of Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators. She enjoys knitting, dancing, yoga, flower arranging, and drum and bugle competition. She lives outside Denver, Colorado.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Sydelle Pearl
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Publisher

Pelican Publishing Co

Publication date

28th February 2007

ISBN

9781589804388


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