Janusz KorczakK wrote the classic children's book King Matt the First and many nonfiction works. To mark the centennial of Korczak's birth, the United Nations declared 1979 the International Year of the Child and dedicated it to him. Korczak perished in 1942 in Treblinka, along with the Jewish orphans he refused to abandon. Sandra Joseph is a children's therapist based in London.
"For the world today, Janus Korczak is a symbol of true religion and true morality." Pope John Paul II "A work or rare depth and beauty. Thank you for making available the words of a true giant of insight and compassion." CHIEF RABBI JONATHAN SACKS"