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Soon continues the incredibly moving story of Felix, a Jewish boy still struggling to survive in the wake of the liberation of Poland after the end of World War Two.

I hoped the Nazis would be defeated.
And they were.
I hoped the war would be over.
And it was.
I hoped we would be safe.
But we aren't.

Formats & editions

Awards and Recognition

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2016
    Winner
    Younger Readers
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    2016
    Winner
    Fiction for Years 7–9
  • YABBA Children's Choice Awards
    2016
    Winner
    Fiction for Years 7–9
  • Australian Book Industry Awards
    2016
    Longlisted
    Book of the Year for Older Children
  • Indie Book Awards
    2016
    Shortlisted
    Young Adult
  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2016
    Shortlisted
    Fiction for Years 7–9
  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    2016
    Shortlisted
    8–10 Years
  • WAYRBA Children's Choice Awards
    2016
    Shortlisted
    Older Readers
  • UK Literacy Association Award
    2017
    Longlisted
    7–11 Years

Also by Morris Gleitzman

Maybe
Once
Now
Boy Overboard
Then
After
Once And Then
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
Girl Underground
Water Wings
Second Childhood
The Other Facts of Life

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