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I’m Popping Over To Phyllis Schieber’s Blog

On Monday, June 26 I’m popping over to author Phyllis Schieber’s blog to tell her readers about the forgotten fostering venture, Operation Shamrock, and how learning about this project spurred me to write Hitler and Mars Bars. Phyllis recently dropped by … Continue reading

Posted in July 2010 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two German Boys – Erich and Bruno

In my last post I said that I’d met Bruno, in John Boyne’s ‘The Boy In The Striped Pajamas’. As I mentioned, a teacher in County Fermanagh, Ireland who read ‘Hitler and Mars Bars’ commented that she found similarities between … Continue reading

Posted in October 2008 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment