When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (Paperback)
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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 01/07/2008
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This sem-autobiographical classic, written by the beloved Judith Kerr, tells the story of a Jewish family escaping Germany in the days before the Second World War.

This beautiful new edition celebrates the fifty year anniversary of an adventure that Michael Morpurgo called "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 fifty 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...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007274772
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm


MEDIA 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

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“stunning”

i first read this book when i was about eight years old and still read it now every couple of years. It is a stunning and simple book and i was so excited to discover that its part of a trilogy - im definitely... More

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“Realistic”

This is a child's viewpoint on being Jewish at the time of Hitler's coming to power and consequently having refugee status. The narrator, a 10 year old girl, Anna, tells her tale without rancour, plenty of... More

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“This rabbit will run and run”

This was one of those books I had just never managed to get round to reading but I'm so glad I finally got hold of a copy - it is a most delightful book! The fact that Anna's tale is unashamedly... More

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