No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War by Anita Lobel

No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War

byAnita Lobel

Paperback | September 16, 2008

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Anita Lobel was barely five years old when World War II began and the Nazis burst into her home in Kraków, Poland. Her life changed forever. She spent her childhood in hiding with her brother and their nanny, moving from countryside to ghetto to convent—where the Nazis finally caught up with them.

Since coming to the United States as a teenager, Anita has spent her life makingpictures. She has never gone back. She has never looked back. Until now.

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Anita Lobel's name is synonymous with the best in children's literature. She is the creator of such classics as Alison's Zinnia and Away from Home, and she received a Caldecott Honor for her illustrations in On Market Street. She is the creator of two books about her cat, Nini, One Lighthouse, One Moon (a New York Times Best Illustrate...
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Title:No Pretty Pictures: A Child of WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:September 16, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006156589X

ISBN - 13:9780061565892

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"A compelling read, delicate yet powerful." (The Chicago Tribune)