Rose Blanche is a historical fiction picture book, written by Ian McEwan, and illustrated by Roberto Innocenti. It tells the story of the titular character, a young girl named Rose Blanche, who lives in Germany during World War II.
"In this book I wanted to illustrate how a child experiences war without really understanding it... I was a little child when the war passed in front of my door... my father did not want to answer my questions, but I knew was something terrible was happening." -- Roberto Innocenti