The author's flawless use of simple free verse is most effective in this case.
This is such a perfect pairing, words and illustrations to convey a message of action through hope and hope leading to action.
I think this book has more of an impact on adults who have an understanding of the Holocaust, rather than children.
It is a beautifully written and illustrated book I intend to read with my grand daughters.Published 8 days ago by Martha A. Demerly
This is just what I ordered.This is just what I wanted and I was lucky and happy to find it available from Amazon at a good price and brought right to my door!Published 3 months ago by garlic heart
This story is a hopeful escapade of resistance to tyranny.
It does a good job conveying the fear and helplessness of the time, while finding a clever way to outwit the... Read more
Another great book. I learned from this story. Wow! we need more literature like this to engage students in the classroom.Published 13 months ago by robbi paynther
Writing about the Holocaust for young writers is a highly challenging task, even more so when the readers are very young children. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Daniel L. Berek
This is a wonderful story, it appealed to me as a social studies teacher. I bought it for my grandcat who is a therapy cat. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Jaci
I will be using this book in my 6th grade history class. It's a great story about how people can survive any situation courageously, regardless of their age.Published 21 months ago by Joanne Wells
I brought this book to my Developmental Reading Class (certification/graduate) and it was received as a great book that deals with predjudice, religious acceptance, and the... Read morePublished on May 22, 2010 by Rita K. Miller
Picture book by Karen Hesse, author of the Newbery Medal winner "Out of the Dust," which is simply top notch. A book to own. How cats helped smuggle food into the Warsaw ghetto. Read morePublished on May 8, 2010 by SSL