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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
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Partly autobiographical, this is first of the internationally acclaimed trilogy by Judith Kerr telling the unforgettable story of a Jewish family fleeing from Germany at the start of the Second World War

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 with her schoolwork and toboganning 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.

Anna suddenly found things moving too fast for her to understand. One day, her father was unaccountably 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...

Partly autobiographical, this is first of the internationally acclaimed trilogy by Judith Kerr telling the unforgettable story of a Jewish family fleeing from Germany at the start of the Second World War

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 with her schoolwork and toboganning 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.

Anna suddenly found things moving too fast for her to understand. One day, her father was unaccountably 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...

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About the Author-
  • Judith Kerr was born in Berlin, the daughter of a distinguished German writer. She left Germany with her family in 1933 to escape from the Nazis and they arrived in England in 1936, having spent the intervening years in Switzerland and France. She was married to the writer Nigel Kneale.Their daughter Tacy is an artist, and their son Matthew is an acclaimed novelist. In 2012, Judith was awarded an OBE for her services to children’s literature and Holocaust education
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  • DOGO Books pandy123 - When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit is a book about a nine-year-old Jewish girl who has to move from Germany, to Switzerland, then to Paris, and finally to England. All because of Hitler. Anna, the girl's father is a well-known author who writes in the newspaper and writes a lot of books. Sometimes, he writes bad things about the Nazis. From this, the Nazis want to take away his passports. So her father went to Switzerland thinking that they should secretly join him there. This book was funny, heart-warming, sad, and adventurous!
  • Publisher's Weekly

    November 3, 1997
    Judith Kerr. Putnam/PaperStar, $4.95 ISBN 0-698-11589-9. 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 England. Ages 8-12.

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