Kathy Kacer

Gillian Newland

Release Date:
December 2019


285x220mm, paperback

Age group:


The Magician of Auschwitz

Cherrytree Books


Werner is a boy alone in the Auschwitz concentration camp and sharing his bunk with a gentle man Herr Levin.  One night Werner is wakened by the sound of prison guards shouting at Herr Levin, “Do your magic!”
Werner never expected to meet a magician in such a sad and frightening place nor expect that his life could be changed by his friend’s gift of magic, hope and above all friendship.

Key Selling Points:

  • Extremely powerful non-fiction.  A true story
  • Published to coincide with the 75th anniversary of closure of Auschwitze in January 1945
  • Includes a special section with photographs of the real-life Werner and the Great Nivelli
  • Kathy Kacer is an award-winning author of books about the Holocaust including the Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers
  • The third title in the series ‘Powerful Non-Fiction’ from Cherrytree Books – Hana’s Suitcase, The Promise and now The Magician of Auschwitz

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