...I Never Saw Another Butterfly...: Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp 1942-1944

...I Never Saw Another Butterfly...: Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp 1942-1944

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Overview

Fifteen thousand children under the age of fifteen passed through the Terezin Concentration Camp. Fewer than 100 survived. In these poems and pictures drawn by the young inmates, we see the daily misery of these uprooted children, as well as their hopes and fears, their courage and optimism. 60 color illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805210156
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Edition description: Expanded
Pages: 106
Sales rank: 159,672
Product dimensions: 7.09(w) x 10.51(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

About the Author

Edited by HANA VOLVAKOVÁ (1904-1985), who was the only curator of the Central Jewish Museum to survive World War II. The authors/artists of the poems, letters, and drawings in I Never Saw Another Butterfly were the children of Terezin Concentration Camp. A total of 15,000 children under the age of 15 lived in the camp. Only 100 came back.

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