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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 $24.00

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  • EBook

    9781742530550

    May 3, 2010

    Penguin eBooks

    176 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks NZ
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Google Play
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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
    International Book of the Year
  • 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

After
Maybe
Once
Loyal Creatures
Soon
Adults Only
Second Childhood
The Other Facts of Life
Gift of the Gab
Toad Surprise
Teacher's Pet
Water Wings
Worm Story
Aristotle's Nostril
Snot Chocolate
Toad Delight
Boy Overboard
Extra Time
Pizza Cake
Funny Stories: And Other Funny Stories
Help Around the House
Too Small To Fail
Once And Then
Grace

Recommendations

La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One
Love, Simon
The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK12)
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
Alice-Miranda At School 1
Twelve Nights
Our Australian Girl: The Lina Stories
Trash
Thirteen Reasons Why
Tarin of the Mammoths: The Exile (BK1)
The Witches
Fish In A Tree
The Kissing Booth
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
Pippa's Island 4: Camp Castaway
Friday Barnes 6: Danger Ahead
Ranger's Apprentice 4: Oakleaf Bearers
You Choose AFL: Footy Fever
The Most Marvellous Spelling Bee Mystery
Neverland