Sofia Z-4515

Sofia Z-4515


Sofia Taikon was just twelve years old when she was deported with her entire family to the concentration camp in Auschwitz. There, her prisoner number was tattooed on her left arm: Z-4515.

Movingly told with powerful illustrations that present everyday life in Auschwitz with shocking clarity, this pictorial novel is about Sofia's fight to survive in the concentration camp.

  • Professor Adrian March's foreword examines the history of the Roma communities in Great Britain during the Second World War
  • Provides a new angle for studying Nazi Germany and the Second World War

Winner of the prestigious award from The United Sweden Foundation - Artists against Nazism

Gunilla Lundgren
220 g
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SOFIA Z-4515