Saturday, April 13, 2019

The Dollmaker of Krakow by R.M. Romero

The Dollmaker of Krakow
This is a fantasy novel about WWII for children.  Karolina is a doll who awakens in the home of a dollmaker who lives in Krakow, Poland.  She has left the Land of the Dolls because it had been attacked by ferocious rats and she wanted to find a way to fight them and win the war. Instead, she helps the dollmaker become friends with a Jewish violinist and his daughter, Rena.  Then, however, war finds Poland and the Nazis invade. The story is touching and sad and beautiful.

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