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Another compelling chapter in the life of Felix, hero of the award-winning series of books that includes Once, Then, After and Soon.

Once I didn't know about my grandfather Felix's scary childhood.
Then I found out what the Nazis did to his best friend Zelda.
Now I understand why Felix does the things he does.

At least he's got me.
My name is Zelda too.
This is our story.

Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction prize 2010.
Shortlisted for Prime Minister's Literary Award, Children's Fiction, 2011.
Winner, Speech Pathology Australia Award,
Best Book for Language, 2011.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780670074372

    May 3, 2010

    Viking

    176 pages

    RRP $19.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
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    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

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  • EBook

    9781742530550

    May 3, 2010

    Penguin eBooks (AU YR)

    176 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
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    • eBooks
    • Google Play
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    Or

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Awards and Recognition

  • 2010
    Guardian Award (UK)
    Shortlisted
  • 2010
    Guardian Award (UK)
    Shortlisted
  • 2011
    COOL Children's Choice Awards
    Winner
  • 2011
    COOL Children's Choice Awards
    Winner
  • 2011
    Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    Winner
  • 2011
    Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    Winner
  • 2011
    YABBA Children's Choice Awards
    Winner
  • 2011
    YABBA Children's Choice Awards
    Winner
  • 2011
    Australian Book Industry Awards
    Shortlisted
  • 2011
    Australian Book Industry Awards
    Shortlisted
  • 2011
    Prime Minister's Literary Award
    Shortlisted
  • 2011
    Prime Minister's Literary Award
    Shortlisted
  • 2011
    REAL Children's Choice Awards
    Shortlisted
  • 2011
    REAL Children's Choice Awards
    Shortlisted

Also by Morris Gleitzman

Maybe
Once
After
Soon
Then
Once And Then
Boy Overboard
Girl Underground
Snot Chocolate
Toad Delight
Gift of the Gab
Loyal Creatures
Extra Time
Pizza Cake
Too Small To Fail
Grace
Toad Surprise
Give Peas A Chance
Doubting Thomas
Aristotle's Nostril
Worm Story
Water Wings
Second Childhood
The Other Facts of Life

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Why I Love Footy
Old School: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK10)
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