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.
|Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
|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.