The magician of Auschwitz
Call NumberBR 940.5315 K11m
Statement of Responsibilitywritten by Kathy Kacer ; illustrated by Gillian Newland.
Creators & ContributorsKacer, Kathy
Summary"Once there was a renowned magician called Nivelli, who performed before packed audiences in the grandest theaters of Berlin. Night after night, his fans applauded and called out for more astonishing feats of magic. 'Bravo!' they would shout, as Nivelli bowed low with a great flourish. But that was in a different, happier time, before the Jews of Europe were rounded up and sent to concentration camps. This is the true story of a young boy on the inside of Auschwitz, whose life is changed by the actions of a prisoner who performs magic for the guards and who the boy later learns was the famous Nivelli." —Google Books
Physical Description 30 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
PublisherToronto : Second Story Press
RecognitionGifted in 2014 by Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver