The Yellow Star by Carmen Deedy


The Yellow Star by Carmen Deedy

This powerful and dignified story of heroic justice is a story for all people and all times. The book tells the legend of King Christian X of Denmark. The ruling of the Nazis that all Danish jews would have to display a yellow star on their clothes frightened the Danes and their King. He sought for guidance in the starry night sky, and came up with a very simple answer. Everyone, himself included, would wear a yellow star. The book's focused and simplified approach allows children to be exposed to an unpleasant subject without feeling threatened. The seamless interaction between the illustrations and the text make this a fascinating and thought-provoking piece of work.

About the Author

Carmen Deedy is a professional storyteller, and the author of many children's books in America.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 6+


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Publication date

28th February 2002



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