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By Gleitzman, Morris

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Following a heartbreaking struggle to survive as a Jewish child in Germany, Felix faces perhaps his greatest challenge - to find hope when he's lost almost everything. As Europe goes through the final agonizing stages of the war, Felix struggles to reconcile hatred and healing. H... read full description below.

ISBN 9780141343136
Barcode 9780141343136
Published 2 August 2012 by Penguin
Format Paperback
Alternate Format(s) View All (3 other possible title(s) available)
Series Once/Now/Then/After (part: 4)
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ISBN-13 9780141343136
ISBN-10 0141343133
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 2 August 2012
International Publication Date 1 August 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Gleitzman, Morris
Series Once/Now/Then/After (part: 4)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 159g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 274725

Description of this Book

Following a heartbreaking struggle to survive as a Jewish child in Germany, Felix faces perhaps his greatest challenge - to find hope when he's lost almost everything. As Europe goes through the final agonizing stages of the war, Felix struggles to reconcile hatred and healing. He's helped by a new friend, but if he should lose her as well...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review One of the reasons this humane and carefully crafted book is so readable is that the author celebrates ordinariness and childishness even as he chronicles terrible cruelty. But prepare for shock and tears. -- Nicolette Jones (On Then, Children's Book Of The Week) Sunday Times Haunting ... dangerous and desperate, but also full of courage and hope. Guardian on Once [Morris Gleitzman] has accomplished something extraordinary. Meg Rosoff
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Morris Gleitzman was born in Lincolnshire and moved to Australia in his teens. He worked as a paperboy, a shelf-stacker, a frozen chicken de-froster, an assistant to a fashion designer and more, before taking a degree in Professional Writing at Canberra College and becoming a writer. He has written for TV, stage, newspapers and magazines but is best known for his hugely successful children's books including Two Weeks with the Queen, Bumface, Once and Then.

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