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A thought-provoking and compassionate novel from the award-winning author of Boy Overboard, Girl Underground and the Felix stories: Once, Then, Now, After, Soon and Maybe.

In the beginning there was me and Mum and Dad and the twins.
And talk about happy families, we were bountiful.
But it came to pass that I started doing sins.
And lo, that was when all our problems began.

Reviews

A thought-provoking, compassionate look at religion, freedom and rebellion.

Sunday Herald

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Awards and Recognition

  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2011
    Shortlisted
    Fiction for Years 7–9
  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2013
    Shortlisted
    Fiction for Years 7–9

Also by Morris Gleitzman

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

Recommendations

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Undercover Princess
La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One
The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK12)
Love, Simon
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
Trash
Alice-Miranda At School 1
Thirteen Reasons Why
Fish In A Tree
The Truth and Lies of Ella Black
Now
Our Australian Girl: The Lina Stories
Juliet, Nearly a Vet collection 1
The Witches
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
Pippa's Island 3: Kira Dreaming
Library Of Souls
365 Days of Wonder
Friday Barnes 6: Danger Ahead