Saturday, February 13, 2016

A Refugee Finds a Home in Picture Books

Off the Shelf
By Leslie Kendall Dye    |   Friday, February 12, 2016
If there’s anyone capable of succinctly—and without fanfare—summarizing the life of a young girl who barely escaped the clutches of the Nazis, lived as a refugee in Paris and then London during World War II, spoke three languages and taught herself how to draw and paint, wrote scripts for television when the medium was new, wrote three books for young adults and dozens of picture books, raised two children and created, with no formal training, a huge career as an illustrator and storyteller, it’s the woman who lived the life herself. READ MORE

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