The girl and the soldier (Het meisje en de soldaat)

The girl and the soldier (Het meisje en de soldaat)

Author: Aline Sax
Illustrator: Ann De Bode

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SKU: 9789058388421

During World War I a blind girl lives with her mother and aunt in an inn. Her dad is fighting at the front. The girl likes sitting outside on a bench. One day, the girl smells something new. There is an African soldier sitting next to her. He is very unhappy in this cold land and misses his wife and son. In turn, the soldier and the girl describe their experiences.


A warm novel about the friendship between a girl and a soldier.


Themes: World War I, soldier, African, blindness

Rights sold: Danish, French, German

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Language Rights sold Danish, French, German
Reprint 3rd printrun
Variety fiction
Themes World War I, soldier, African, blindness
Age 10+
Reading level AVI 8
Number of pages 96 pages
Format 18,5 x 13,5 cm
Design hardcover
Published since 01/02/2013
NUR code 283
Author Aline Sax
Illustrator Ann De Bode
ISBN Number 9789058388421