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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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  • EBook

    9781742530550

    May 3, 2010

    Penguin eBooks

    176 pages

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Awards and Recognition

  • Guardian Award (UK)
    2010
    Shortlisted
    Children's Fiction
  • COOL Children's Choice Awards
    2011
    Winner
    Fiction for Years 7–9
  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    2011
    Winner
    Upper Primary
  • YABBA Children's Choice Awards
    2011
    Winner
    Fiction for Years 7–9
  • Australian Book Industry Awards
    2011
    Shortlisted
    Book of the Year for Older Children
  • Prime Minister's Literary Award
    2011
    Shortlisted
    Children's Fiction
  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2011
    Shortlisted
    Fiction for Years 7–9

Also by Morris Gleitzman

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

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The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK12)
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The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid
Trash
Midnight Jewel
Thirteen Reasons Why
The Witches
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
Pippa's Island 2: Cub Reporters
Library Of Souls
A Semi-definitive List of Worst Nightmares
Our Australian Girl: The Lina Stories
Friday Barnes 6: Danger Ahead
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Juliet, Nearly a Vet collection 1
Dr Boogaloo and The Girl Who Lost Her Laughter