Author(s): Josephine Poole
Anne Frank's diary telling the story of her years in hiding from the Nazis has affected millions of people. But what was she like as a small girl, at home with her family and friends; at play and at school? In this book, we meet Anne as a small child growing up with her family in Germany. We also follow her flight to Holland to escape the Nazis.
Anne Frank's compelling story is told for a picture book audience with an outstanding text and haunting, meticulously researched illustrations.
Josephine Poole was born in London. Her first children's book, A Dream in the House was published by Hutchinson in 1961, after the birth of her second child, and she has continued to published highly acclaimed children's book ever since. She lives in Somerset with her husband. Angela Barrett studied illustration at the Royal College of Art and after graduating in 1980, she began an acclaimed career in children's book illustration. Angela was winner of the Smarties Award in 1988. She lives in London.