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  • Published: 31 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780143793243
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $19.99

Always




The much-anticipated final journey in the story of Felix, hero of Morris Gleitzman's multi-award-winning Once, Then, After, Soon, Maybe and Now.

Notable Book - CBCA Book of the Year Awards 2022
Shortlisted - NSW Premier's Literary Awards 2022
Shortlisted - YABBA Children's Choice Awards 2022

‘Haunting... dangerous and desperate, but also full of courage and hope.’ The Guardian


The powerful and emotional conclusion to Felix's story will take you on a journey as he sets out to uncover the truth about his family and his past. Along the way, he will confront his deepest fears and face new challenges, but through it all, he will discover the power of hope and resilience.

Fifteen years after readers were first introduced to Felix in Once and across six celebrated books, our brave young hero has survived many unforgettable and emotional journeys.

Now comes the seventh and final part of Felix's story, bringing to a powerful climax a series that countless young readers around the world will remember.

Always.

'A poignant close to an affecting and heartrending history.'
Publishers Weekly, starred review

'A powerful conclusion to Felix's story.'
VOYA

'A clever and satisfying way of coming full circle.'
School Library Journal

Other books in the series:
Once
Then
Now
After
Soon
Maybe
Always

  • Published: 31 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780143793243
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $19.99

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About the author

Morris Gleitzman

Morris Gleitzman grew up in England and came to Australia when he was sixteen. After university he worked for ten years as a screenwriter. Then he had a wonderful experience. He wrote a novel for young people. Now, after 43 books, he’s one of Australia’s most popular authors. He was appointed the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018–2019.

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Awards & recognition

NSW Premier's Literary Awards

Shortlisted  •  2022  •  Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature

YABBA Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted  •  2022  •  Fiction for Years 7-9

CBCA Book of the Year Awards

Notable Book  •  2022  •  Younger Readers

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