At times shocking and at others tender, it provides an accurate portrayal of ordinary people during occupation... -- The Bookseller, 19 July 02
Pressler... above all portrays with warmth and conviction an extraordinary story of survival. -- Lesley Agnew in The Bookseller, 23 August 02
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About the Author
Mirjam Pressler was born in Darmstadt in 1940 and now lives in the Bavarian countryside. She is the award-winning author of several novels for young people, which have been translated into many languages. A highly regarded expert on the life of Anne Frank, she was the editor of the Definitive Edition of Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, and also translator of the Diary from Dutch into German. She is the author of The Story of Anne Frank and the novel, Shylock's Daughter, also published by Macmillan.