Sunday, October 23, 2016

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne - ESSENTIAL

Boyne, John The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, 335 pages.  Knopf (Random), 2016/2006.  $19.

You might think that its odd to have Oliver Jeffers, a picture book author, illustrating a book about the Holocaust.  However, this is a book about children.  A heart wrenching book about children.  So it is perfect.  Ironic, really.   I will be replacing at least one of my copies of the original with this version.  I think I will always keep both versions in the library.

MS, HS – ESSENTIAL.  Cindy, Library Teacher

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