The Magic Doll – Thieberger, Gitta

<p>The Magic Doll</p>

Title

The Magic Doll

Author

Thieberger, Gitta

Illustrator

Courtney, Maria

Publisher

Gitta Thieberger

Published Date

2004

Annotation

In this picture book, a young girl flees from her unnamed country with her mother and her doll because of war. They become refugees in another unspecified country and her magic doll helps her make friends, heal the sick, and bring food to herself and her mother. The author was a refugee from Czechoslovakia who fled to Russian Siberia.

Key Concepts

Friendship, Immigrants, Refugees, War

Audience

Primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, HASS, History, ACELA1475, ACELT1594, ACELT1596, ACELT1599, ACHASSK063, ACHASSK064, ACHASSK065, ACELA1487, ACELA1498, ACELT1602, ACELT1603, ACELT1605, ACHASSK084, ACHASSK085, ACHASSK086