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a b Scott, Caroline (16 December 2007). "A Life in the Day: Sandi Toksvig". The Times. London, UK. Archived from the original on 15 June 2011 . Retrieved 16 March 2012. Extraordinary Escapes with Sandi Toksvig Series 3 Preview (Channel 4)". tvzoneuk.com . Retrieved 10 June 2023. Doll Karolina is saved from war in her native Land of the Dolls and transported to Poland to live with a man known as the Dollmaker - only for their lives to be turned upside down by World War II. An unusual novel blending reality with folklore and fantasy that will have a lasting impact on readers.

Curtis, Polly (17 March 2003). "Patten wins Oxford prize". The Guardian. London, UK . Retrieved 24 May 2008. Toksvig first came to wider public prominence in 1994 because the charity Save the Children dropped her services as compere of its 75th anniversary celebrations after she came out. [13] The decision led to a direct action protest by the Lesbian Avengers, [47] and the charity apologised. [48] [49] a b Reporters, Telegraph (1 August 2016). "Sandi Toksvig: 'Coming out was terrifying. We had death threats and had to go into hiding with the children for two weeks' ". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 12 January 2022 . Retrieved 17 January 2019. Liberal England: Time for Sandi Toksvig to give up The News Quiz". liberalengland.blogspot.co.uk. Liberal England (blog). 2 February 2013 . Retrieved 13 April 2015. Heroines & Harridans – A Fanfare of Fabulous Females. The Robson Press. ISBN 978-1849-54-3385. {{ cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list ( link)

Moorhead, Joanna (20 February 2016). "Jesse Toksvig-Stewart: My two mums were trailblazers". The Guardian . Retrieved 11 November 2018. The harrowing true story of a Hungarian Jewish boy and his mother and their journey to – and escape from – Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in the Second World War. Extraordinary and moving.

However, some still believe a number of notorious Nazis arrived on the island to have plastic surgery after the fall of the Third Reich before heading to Brazil and Argentina. Alex Peer has scoured the Winter family archives to determine what the house was really built for and what – if any – links the engineer had to the Nazi Party. Great British Baking Show' Host Sandi Toksvig's Grandparents Were Holocaust Heroes". Kveller. 9 January 2020 . Retrieved 14 January 2020. Poignant, respectful, and historically accurate while pulsating with emotional turmoil, adventure, and suspense. In 2009, her collected columns for The Sunday Telegraph were published in book form as The Chain of Curiosity. In 2012, she published her book, Valentine Grey, an historical novel set in the Boer War. [34] Her 2006 young adult book, Hitler's Canary is a Holocaust story told by a boy named Bamse and his family. [35] [36] The characters are based on Toksvig's own father and grandmother; the family heroism in the story closely resembles the author's father's own experiences during the war. [37] Her memoir Between the Stops: The View of My Life from the Top of the Number 12 Bus was published on 29 October 2019.Morris Gleitzman brings heart and humour to the difficult subject of the Holocaust in this ground-breaking children's book. Sandi Toksvig to embark on a second series of Extraordinary Escapes". channel4.com/press . Retrieved 20 December 2021. In late 2022, Toksvig was hospitalised in Australia with bronchial pneumonia, and was forced to cancel her upcoming New Zealand tour dates. [84] On 6 December 2022, she announced that she had left hospital, but was still not well enough to travel. [85] On 15 December, it was reported that she had returned to the UK. [86] Honours and awards [ edit ]

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