The Puppet Boy of Warsaw: A compelling, epic journey of survival and hope (Paperback)
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The Puppet Boy of Warsaw: A compelling, epic journey of survival and hope (Paperback)

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The story of Mika, a Jewish boy, who finds a way to survive in the Warsaw ghetto - a stunning novel for anyone who was moved by The Tattooist of Auschwitz

I was twelve when the coat was made. Nathan, our tailor and dear friend, cut it for Grandfather in the first week of March 1938. It was the last week of freedom for Warsaw and for us...

Even in the most difficult of lives, there is hope. When Mika's grandfather dies in the Warsaw ghetto, he inherits not only his great coat, but its treasure trove of secrets. In one remote pocket, he finds a papier mache head, a scrap of cloth... a puppet prince. And what better way to cheer the cousin who has lost her father, the little boy who is ill, the neighbours living in one cramped room, than a puppet show? Soon the whole ghetto is talking about the puppet boy - until the day when Mika is stopped by a German officer and is forced into a secret life...

This is a story about survival. It is an epic journey, spanning continents and generations, from Warsaw to the gulags of Siberia, and two lives that intertwine amid the chaos of war. Because even in wartime, there is hope...

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781474617147
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
The powerful story of a friendship between a Jewish boy and a German soldier and the part played in both their lives by a simple puppet. * CHOICE MAGAZINE *
This story plucks at the heart strings and is well worth reading. * JEWISH NEWS *
The powerful story of a friendship between a Jewish boy and a German soldier and the part played in both their lives by a simple puppet. * CHOICE MAGAZINE *
This story plucks at the heart strings and is well worth reading. * JEWISH NEWS *

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“Sadly Lacking”

Sadly, I really failed to engage with this book. The premise of the story is intriguing; set in a wartime ghetto in Warsaw, dealing with the harshest of issues, yet I was left wanting so much more.

Mika is a young... More

Hardback edition
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“Thoroughly recommended”

'The Puppet Boy of Warsaw' tells a story that has it's beginnings in the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw and tells of the horrors of the Holocaust and the effect on the central character. The story of his... More

Hardback edition
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“Thought provoking, great book!”

I really enjoyed reading this book, it is a very gripping story, the sort you can't put down until the end is reached! Although the book does depict events of the holocaust, it is a more a story of human... More

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