The Happiest Boy on Earth
Published: 2022 by Pan Macmillan Australia
Level: Primary Years (3-5)
CBCA Notables 2023. Eddie’s father sent him away to boarding school so he could continue his education, but when Eddie was 18, he was arrested and taken to a concentration camp. Eddie used the skills he had learned to keep himself alive. Eddie met Kurt, another young German Jew in the camp, and the two become great friends. When Eddie was finally freed, he moved to Australia to begin a new life.