"When he first saw their new house Bruno's eyes opened wide, his mouth made the shape of an O and his arms stretched out at his sides once again." (Boyne 11).
Bruno is shorter than boys his age.
Bruno opens his mouth and eyes wide when he's surprised and stretches his arms out at his sides.
“‘Exactly, Bruno,’ said Gretel. ‘Now get off my bedspread. You’re messing it up,’” (Boyne 25)
‘Now, you don’t have to worry, Bruno’ said Mother.
Bruno is 9 years old and is the main character in The Boy In the Striped Pajamas. Bruno loves to explore and is thoughtful and sensitive of other people's feelings. He sometimes complains about his new house at Out-With but learns to adapt to his new life and becomes more thankful of what he has and doesn't complain about his new life that much after he meets his friend Shmuel. Shmuel is one of the people on the other side of the fence. He makes life less boring for Bruno because Bruno and Shmuel meet at the fence separating them every day.
Gretel is 12 years old and is the sister of Bruno. Gretel has a lot of dolls which she later gets rid of later in the book to learn more about the Nazis and the Jews. Gretel has 3 mean friends