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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

Written by Judith Kerr

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Synopsis

Anna was only nine years old in 1933, too busy with her school work and friends to take much notice of Adolf Hitler's face glaring out of political posters all over Berlin. Being Jewish, she thought, was just something you were because your parents and grandparents were Jewish. But then one day her father was unaccountably, frighteningly missing. Soon after, she and her brother, Max, were hurried out of Germany by their mother with alarming secrecy.Reunited in Switzerland, Anna and her family embark on an adventure that would go on for years, in several different countries. They learn many new things: new languages, how to cope with the wildest confusions, and how to be poor. Anna soon discovers that there are special skills to being a refugee. And as long as the family stayed together, that was all that really mattered.

The Good Book Guide Review

Anna is nine when her world suddenly crumbles completely. Fleeing Nazi Germany with her parents and almost no possessions Anna soon learns the discomforts of refugee life. Autobiographical, with a touching good humour which does not detract from the emotional impact.

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Press Reviews

A compassionate introduction to the whole subject of World War II - Books for your Children An extremely exciting adventure story. - Daily Express A charming and touching book, often very funny - Daily Mail Exact, intelligent and unsentimental. - Sunday Telegraph

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007240715
Publication date: 3rd April 2006
Author: Judith Kerr
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 316 pages

About Judith Kerr

Judith Kerr OBE was born in Berlin. Her family left Germany in 1933 to escape the rising Nazi party, and came to England. She studied at the Central School of Art and later worked as a scriptwriter for the BBC. Judith married the celebrated screenwriter Nigel Kneale in 1954. She left the BBC to look after their two children, who inspired her first picture book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Published in 1968 and never out of print in the fifty years since, it has become a much-loved classic and perennial bestseller. Judith was awarded the Booktrust Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016, and ...

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