Escape from Berlin combines Irene N. Watts' three award-winning, bestselling vels: Goodbye Marianne, Remember Me and Finding Sophie. The trilogy follows the life of Marianne, a young Jewish girl growing up in Nazi Germany who was rescued and taken to England by the Kindertransport. In Goodbye Marianne, 11-year-old Marianne and her family are targeted by the Nazi regime. In Remember Me, young Marianne is adjusting to life in England. In Finding Sophie, Marianne and Sophie are reunited after being separated since their arrival in Britain.
Irene N. Watts was born in Berlin, Germany. She arrived in England by Kindertransport on December 10, 1938. She was seven years old and traveled alone. As a playwright and writer who has worked throughout Canada and Europe, she has published many award-winning books for children, including Good-bye Marianne, Finding Sophie, Remember Me, Flower, When the Bough Breaks, Clay Man: The Golem of Prague, No Moon, and Touched by Fire. Her books have been translated into several languages, including Italian, French, and Dutch. Irene N. Watts lives in Vancouver. The author lives in Vancouver, BC.