The Secret of the Village Fool (Library Binding)

The Secret of the Village Fool By Rebecca Upjohn, Renné Benoit (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rebecca Upjohn, Renné Benoit (Illustrator)
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Milek and his brother Munio live in a sleepy village in Poland, where nothing exciting seems to happen. They reluctantly do as their mother asks when she asks them to visit their neighbor Anton, knowing that the rest of the village laughs at him because of his strange habits of speaking to animals and only eating vegetables. Things change quickly when war comes to their town in the form of Nazi soldiers searching for Jewish families like that of Milek and Munio. Anton refuses to tell the soldiers where to find them, and then goes so far as to hide the family in his own home, putting his life at risk without a thought. Based on a true story.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781926920757
ISBN-10: 1926920759
Publisher: Second Story Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2012
Pages: 32
Language: English