CHARMING FRENCH PICTURE BOOKFRENCH. L'ENFANT DU METRO texte de Madeleine Truel. Paris: Editions du Chene 1943. 4to (8 1/2 x 10 3/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, p., light cover soil, near fine. The story features a little girl with no parents who travels to the various stations of the metro and meets many different people. Illustrated by the author's sister Lucha Truel with charming primitive style full page color illustrations facing each page of text. The work has the feel and look of a 1920's book. The Truels were Peruvian, and involved in forging papers for Jews escaping from occupied France. Madeleine died in a Slave camp in 1945.