No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War

Finalist, National Book Awards 1998 for Young People's Literature

No Pretty Pictures- A Child of War by anital lobel book cover
ISBN 9780688159351
Greenwillow Books

Award Years

Award Status

Award Categories

Anita Lobel was barely five years old when World War II began and the Nazis burst into her home in Kraków, Poland. Her life changed forever. She spent her childhood in hiding with her brother and their nanny, moving from countryside to ghetto to convent—where the Nazis finally caught up with them.

Since coming to the United States as a teenager, Anita has spent her life making pictures. She has never gone back. She has never looked back. Until now.

X