Erika’s Story by Ruth Vander Zee, and Roberto Innocenti

Erika's Story by Ruth Vander Zee, and Roberto InnocentiA story of trusting in fate and the kindness of strangers. On their way to a death camp Erika’s parents take a risk to save someone very precious to them. By throwing their baby out of a train carriage. A complete stranger takes her in and brings her up despite the dangers involved and gave Erika the gift of life.

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I am a passionate reader of children's books (Primary aged) with a particular interest in picture books. I am always on the look out for children's books at are written by authors from other countries. I am also keen on technology and try to keep abreast of what is happening in a fast changing world. At present my day job is to support teachers and local authorities in the Yorkshire and Humber region (UK), which I really enjoy. Another aspect of my work is to present nationally developed work for the National Strategies. With economic cuts my job will terminate in Spring next year and I may be carrying out independent work based around high quality picture books. My other interest include my allotment, knitting and last but not least my family. My Twitter name is Orlama.
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