`... a compassionate introduction to the whole subject of World War II...' -- Books for your Children
`... a charming and touching book, often very funny...' -- Daily Mail
`... an extremely exciting adventure story...' -- Daily Express
`... exact, intelligent and unsentimental.' -- Sunday Telegraph
From the Back Cover
“ITS ONLY ABOUT TEN DAYS TO THE ELECTION,” SAID MAMA. “EITHER THE NAZIS LOSE, IN WHICH CASE PAPA COMES BACK- OR THEY WIN, IN WHICH CASE WE JOIN HIM.”
When Anna’s father flees Germany in the dead of night, it is a matter of life and death that no-finds out. Then, on the eve of the Nazis coming to power, Anna, her brother Max and their mother make secret journey to Switzerland where the family is reunited. It is just the beginning of their adventures – sometimes frightening, often funny but always very exciting.