|Edited By:||Folman, Ari|
|Text By:||Frank, Anne|
|Illustrated By:||Polonsky, David|
|Series:||Pantheon Graphic Novels|
|Subject:||BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs|
|COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction / Biography & Memoir|
|HISTORY / Holocaust|
|WEIRD / Graphic Novels|
|Size:||10.25in x 6.75in|
|From The Publisher*||The only graphic novelization of Anne Frank's diary that has been authorized by the Anne Frank Foundation and that uses text from the diary--it will introduce a new generation of young readers to this classic of Holocaust literature.|
This adaptation of Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl into a graphic version for a young readership, maintains the integrity and power of the original work. With stunning, expressive illustrations and ample direct quotation from the diary, this edition will expand the readership for this important and lasting work of history and literature.
|Biographical Note||ANNE FRANK was born in 1929 in Germany. Her family moved to Amsterdam in 1933, and she died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945. ARI FOLMAN is an Israeli director, screenwriter, and film score composer. He has written for several successful Israeli TV series and was the director and writer of the Oscar-nominated Waltz with Bashir, as well as The Congress, and is working on an animated feature based on The Diary of a Young Girl to be released in 2019.|
DAVID POLONSKY graduated from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem. His illustrations have appeared in most of Israel's leading newspapers and magazines and he was the art director and lead artist for the Oscar-nominated Waltz with Bashir. He has illustrated a number of children's books, and received the Israel Museum Ben-Yitzhah award for children's book illustration in 2004 and 2008. Since 1999 he has taught animation and illustration at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.