Gretel is naivete and says she is more mature than she really is.
Gretel is 12 years old
Fare hair and skin
Gretel often wears pig-tales
"I'll be thirteen in a couple weeks time. A teenager. Just like you."
He looks young. He is still a teenager
He is a nazi, just like father
his yellow blonde hair was parted down the side
his atmosphere made Bruno feel cold
"the only spare Tyre i have recently seen around here belongs to Sergeant Hoffschneider"
Bruno is a nine year old, very spoiled kid that expects everything to go his way. Often he complains about wanting to go back to Berlin. He is quite small and is very adventurous, yet he never ventures into father’s office because it was off limits at all times with no exceptions. Back in Berlin he loved to slide down the banister and fool around. He has three best friends for life that he always hung out with in Berlin.
he is tall
he wears a commandant uniform
"But you shouldn't be worrying about them right now. They're nothing to do with you."
Gretel is a naivete per-teen that still plays with dolls. She is rude to Bruno always making a point that she is older than him, though she doesn’t act it. She is disrespectful of the maid and has very rude friends that are very mean to Bruno back in Berlin.
his face was grey from being malnourished
he was very skinny
Lieutenant Kotler is a young officer that works with Bruno’s father. Gretel is very fond of him, but Bruno is not. He is often seen by Bruno walking in and out of his father’s office which for him is out of bounds at all times with no exception. He is tall and always looking sharp.
she is tall
she is a ginger
"You mustn't tell anyone- do you understand"
Father is a very important man to the fury. He doesn't mess around and is always doing work. He is a nazi and has just forced his family to leave the town Gretel and Bruno grew up in and go to Out-With. He is a very serious man that is always working and not much else.
He is a nazi
He isn't very understanding of Bruno's feelings
Shmuel is a young jewish boy, the age of Bruno. Shmuel is very smart and can speak multiple languages. He is very skinny and malnourished due to the fact that he is in a concentration camp. He wants to work in a zoo because he loves animals. He is always hungry and in the story he is considered Bruno’s friend.
very smart kid
he spoke multiple languages's
"there are thousands of us"
Maria is the maid who went through many hardships in her early life. Father employed her to help her earn money. She is pretty quiet and mostly keeps to herself. She ends up sharing some secrets with Bruno and tells him about her past experiences.