The Secret of the Village Fool

The Secret of the Village Fool

Book - 2012
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Milek and his brother Munio live in a sleepy village in Poland, where nothing exciting seems to happen. They reluctantly do as their mother asks when she asks them to visit their neighbor Anton, knowing that the rest of the village laughs at him because of his strange habits of speaking to animals and only eating vegetables. Things change quickly when war comes to their town in the form of Nazi soldiers searching for Jewish families like that of Milek and Munio. Anton refuses to tell the soldiers where to find them, and then goes so far as to hide the family in his own home, putting his life at risk without a thought. Based on a true story.
Publisher: Toronto : Second Story Press, c2012
ISBN: 9781926920757
Branch Call Number: JE UPJ
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Benoit, Renné

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HelenCech
Apr 11, 2017

What a well written tribute to these heros. My 7 and 5 year old boys were riveted to the story in a way they seldom are. Good sensitively written ww ll exposure for the kids of the horrors and hardships of the war through the lens of courage and strength.

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kathy7777
Jan 06, 2017

What a beautiful story on a very difficult subject. It did make me cry. What courage.

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ched3sb
Apr 30, 2014

this was awesome but at the same time sad

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ched3ks
Apr 23, 2014

Amazing book.I am speechless.Almost crying!

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ched3sp
Apr 23, 2014

awesome book i love when anton saves the gewish people

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ched3rh
Apr 14, 2014

Anton was a really really good mani really liked when Anton helped the Jewish family when there was a problem

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ched3as
Mar 31, 2014

Good book

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ched3im
Mar 31, 2014

Nice book

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silverb
Mar 24, 2014

It was very interesting but sad as well.

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loves2read123
Mar 24, 2014

I did not like this book because bad things kept happening and it was sad.

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