A picture book for older readers (8+ years) based on the bestselling The Happiest Man on Earth and illustrated by award-winning artist Nathaniel Eckstrom.
Eddie Jaku OAM, was born Abraham Jakubowicz in Germany in 1920. In World War 2, Eddie was imprisoned in Buchenwald and Auschwitz concentration camps. In 1945, he was sent on a death march but escaped. Finally, he was rescued by Allied soldiers. In 1950 he moved with family to Australia where he has lived since. Eddie has volunteered at the Sydney Jewish Museum since its inception in 1992. Eddie was married to Flore for 75 years. They have two sons, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Eddie passed away in October 2021, aged 101.