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In 1942 with a notebook and pencil he had bought from a German guard, Dudley Muff started Alison's Book. Dudley was a prisoner of war in Germany and his niece Alison was four and living in Timaru. With humorous entries, sketches and what he called little men his story grew until it became an account of his time served in two prisoner-of-war camps
Hardcover, 72 pages
Published May 19th 2010 by Penguin Global
(first published 2009)
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I decided to read this book as I like reading about the war and this book also fits into the category of a dairy, autobiography or biography. It was interesting because the dairy was set in the eyes of a 4 year old so it wasn't hard to read but I really enjoyed it. My favorite quote from the book was 'never be afraid' because Dudley would have had to overcome a lot of difficulties while being a P.O.W . My favorite character was Dudley (writer of the dairy) as he overcame the fact of being a P.O. ...more