When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (Out of the Hitler Time #1)
Anna and her family live in Germany as Hitler is coming into power, and he...more
My two boys were absolutely riveted although rather bemused when I sobbed through the more emotional bits (nine and seven year old boys may be slightly lacking in soul!) It is...more
The book begins just before the March 1933 election. Th...more
Quarter 4 Book Review(When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit By:Judith Kerr)
This semi-autobiographical novel tells the story of Anna and her family’s indecisive sojourn away from Germany, precedingly avoiding the Nazi’s. Anna’s father is a famous critic/writer and is Jewish descent. He knows Nazis will inevitably come to power, and when they do he will be arrested and so he leaves Germany for neutral Switzerland with Anna, her mother and her brother Max over the following few weeks. They live in Switzerl...more
Anna (Judith) is growing up in Germany. She is Jewish, and her father is a famous writer. Following the rise of Nazism, and the climate becoming increasingly fragile in Germany, her parents make the decision to leave. This book follows Anna throughout the first part of her jo...more
This is the story of a nonreligious family of cultural Jews who were smart enough to get out of Berlin right at the time of Hitler's election. The father, a famous journalist and Nazi critic, got word that if Hitler was elected the Nazis were going to take his passport so he slipped out of the country to Prague and then to Switzerland a short time before the electi...more
“When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit” by the German author Judith Kerr was published in 1971. The story is based on Judith Kerr’s own experience during the Second World War. She was born in Berlin to Jewish parents and when her father fiercely attacked the Nazis the family was forced to flee Germany in 1933.
“When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit” is about a girl named Anna and her life as a refugee. Anna is Jewish and just like the author is forced to leave her home country Germa...more
I would recommend this book for pupils in upper key stage two and key stage three and I think that it would support learning about World War 2. H...more
The thought process of a writer is amazing. In the book Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Anna’s dad is an amazing writer. In his city he writes for the newspaper. This book takes place in 1933 in Switzerland, Germany, and a few other places along their journey. Life has its challenges, and some are greater than others, you need to accept others and they way they deal with life.
This book was a good book because it had great suspense. I always wanted to read more. This book would be...more
This is one of those stories rarely told about the period preceding WWII; the everyday difficulties of a Jewish family who left Germany before Hitler came to power. Anna and Max's parents shielded them from the fear of what they suspected was going to happen, so even the fact that their...more
I didn't enjoy readi...more
She moves between several countries, has to make new friends, adjust to new school expectat...more
The book has this mad wonderfulness about it because the war for Anna was not so much about survival but about learning to be a stranger in a new place, throwing herself in at the deep end and finding humour in the endless...more
This book is about a family who escaped from Germany when the Nazis where in Government and had to escape from Berlin to Switzerland, to Switzerland to France to France to England. Adventures in each country making the book fast paced at times, exciting at others, sometimes slow, but never boring. The family only know how to read, speak and write i...more
This is a children's book, but this fact does not minimize its value. I rather say that it makes it even better, as it is really difficult to tell important things to children without being overly dramatic or shallow. This book makes it quite well.
This is the (autobiographical) story of a Jew family forced to flee from Germany when Nazi party sized the Government, saw from a 10 year old girl. How she realizes that being a refugee is more than a great adventure as...more
This book is about a little girl called Anna and her brother Max who grew up in Germany during the holocaust. Anna's father is a writer who actively speaks out against hitler and as a result becomes a wanted man. The book explores the family's strife as they escape Germany into Switzerland and how Anna and her brother Max are forced to learn a new language, attend a new school whilst also face prejudice for being Jewish. The family also go from riches to...more
One thing I found interesting here is how quickly some of the French people got nasty to the Jewish refugees, for no good reason except that their world was turning into a nasty plac...more
Thank you, Laura, for telling me.
I have trouble navigating BBC. I missed that last parts, or at least I cannot find them. No, Laura helped me find the third part!
I have listened to the third part. :0) It seems that the trilogy is composed of
1.When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
2.Bombs on Aunt Dainty
3.A Small Person Far Away
There is a book here at GoodReads with that name.
I think Out Of The Hitler Time and When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit...more
I think it's a good "entry" book about WWII for kids because they...more
Judith Kerr is a German-born British writer and illustrator who has created both enduring picture books such as the Mog series and The Tiger Who Came To Tea and acclaimed novels for older children such as the autobiographical When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit which give a child's-eye view of the Second World War.
Kerr was born in Berlin but left Germany wi...more