Let the Celebrations Begin!

Let the Celebrations Begin! : A Story of Hope for the Liberation

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Miriam is 12 years old. She lives in hut 18, bed 22, in the Belsen concentration camp. She has almost nothing: no food and no toys. As World War II nears its end, Miriam and the women in the camp plan a very special party for the children. They are making toys - incredible toys out of scraps and rags. For when the soldiers come and the war is over, they will celebrate their freedom
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Product details

  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 229 x 287 x 10mm | 431g
  • Somerville, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 0763670138
  • 9780763670139
  • 237,978

Review quote

A touching--almost overwhelming--story that details a celebration for the liberation of Bergen-Belsen at the end of World War II. ... This small, bright, and incredibly hopeful story provides a gentle introduction for young and sensitive readers.
--School Library Journal
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About Margaret Wild

Margaret Wild is a highly regarded and award-winning children's book author whose book There's a Sea in My Bedroom was short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal. She lives in Australia. Julie Vivas is an acclaimed illustrator whose books include The Nativity, which she also wrote, and Possum Magic by Mem Fox. She lives in Australia.
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103 ratings
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4 35% (36)
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