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  • Published: 3 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9780670074372
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $19.99

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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.

  • Published: 3 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9780670074372
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $19.99

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 40 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

Guardian Award (UK)

Shortlisted  •  2010  •  Children's Fiction

COOL Children's Choice Awards

Winner  •  2011  •  Fiction for Years 7–9

Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards

Winner  •  2011  •  Upper Primary

YABBA Children's Choice Awards

Winner  •  2011  •  Fiction for Years 7–9

Australian Book Industry Awards

Shortlisted  •  2011  •  Book of the Year for Older Children

Australian Book Industry Awards

Shortlisted  •  2011  •  International Success Award

Prime Minister's Literary Award

Shortlisted  •  2011  •  Children's Fiction

REAL Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted  •  2011  •  Fiction for Years 7–9

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