The children's novel when hitler stole pink rabbit, by judith kerr, is the first in a trilogy based on the author's experience during wwii kerr wrote and illustrated the book to explain her own history to her children. Best-loved children's author, judith kerr, drew on her own childhood experiences to write when hitler stole pink rabbit the story follows nine-year-old anna as she and her family are forced to flee nazi germany in secret, without saying goodbye to friends or taking favourite belongings. Judith kerr, obe (surname pronounced / ˈ k ɑːr / kar german pronunciation: born 14 june 1923) is a british writer and illustrator she has created both enduring picture books such as the mog series and the tiger who came to tea and acclaimed novels for older children such as the semi-autobiographical when hitler stole pink rabbit , which. Download the book:when hitler stole pink rabbit pdf for free, preface: based on the gripping real-life story of the author, this poignant, suspenseful mi collection of free pdf books books library land.
Anna leaves her beloved pink rabbit for the rest of the war, she imagines hitler in their house, sitting on their furniture, eating their food, and playing with the toys and games she and max had been forced to abandon. Abebookscom: when hitler stole pink rabbit (9780142414088) by judith kerr and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. When hitler stole pink rabbit (known as als hitler das rosa kaninchen stahl in germany) is the semi-autobiographical story of judith kerr whose family fled from hitler in 1933 via switzerland and france to britain she was nine years old, for the record.
Judith kerr's picture books and holocaust fiction17 presented truthfully without the child being denied the possibility of an optimistic and life-affirming outcome to the story. In the book when hitler stole pink rabbit by judith kerr you get sucked into a journey about a young german girl called anna and hoe her life changes when hitler takes over anna is imaginative, social and intelligent. When hitler stole pink rabbit avoids most of the details of the actual holocaust instead it provides young readers with a gentle, yet important introduction to a devastating chapter in world history. Judith kerr writes and illustrates books for children you may also know the mog series based on the family cat, and the tiger who came to tea when hitler stole pink rabbit (first of the out of the hitler time series) was written to convey to her children what it was like for her to be a refugee during the war.
When hitler stole pink rabbit one warm day, last summer, the two youngest children and i went to a book signing by judith kerr this was part of a round of signings in honour of her 90th birthday. An omnibus edition of judith kerr's internationally acclaimed trilogy, when hitler stole pink rabbit, bombs on aunt dainty and a small person far away, we see the world through anna's eyes as she grows up - from her much loved family to hitler's holocaust. Judith kerr putnam/paperstar, $495 isbn -698-11589-9 a jewish girl and her family escape berlin just before hitler gains power and spend the next few years as refugees in switzerland, france and e.