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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

Written by Judith Kerr

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Synopsis

This semi-autobiographical and unforgettable story, of a Jewish family fleeing from Germany before the start of the Second World War, now reissued with its original cover illustration in this very special edition. Michael Morpurgo called When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit: The most life-enhancing book you could ever wish to read. This internationally acclaimed story of one Jewish family's flight from Hitler's Germany has become a much-loved classic, and has been in print since its debut 45 years ago. Suppose your country began to change. Suppose that without your noticing, it became dangerous for some people to live in Germany any longer. Suppose you found, to your complete surprise, that your own father was one of those people. That is what happened to Anna in 1933. She was nine years old when it began, too busy to take much notice of political posters, but out of them glared the face of Adolf Hitler, the man who would soon change the whole of Europe - starting with her own small life. One day, Anna's father was missing. Then she herself and her brother Max were being rushed by their mother, in alarming secrecy, away from everything they knew - home and schoolmates and well-loved toys - right out of Germany...

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 A beautifully written, moving and poignant story that is - and very much deserves to be - a timeless classic Z J Cookson, TheBookbag

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007274772
Publication date: 1st July 2008
Author: Judith Kerr
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 304 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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