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Once (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition)

Read by Gleitzman, Morris

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Simultaneous release with the print edition.Moving, thought-provoking and wryly humorous.A story of friendship, belonging and survival from the bestselling author of Girl Underground, Boy Overboard and Worm Story.Felix lives in a convent orphanage in Poland. He is convinced his p...arents are still alive and that they will one day come back to get him. When Nazi soldiers come to the orphanage Felix decides to escape and make his way home.The journey to find his parents is a long and difficult one, as Poland is occupied by the Nazis and a dangerous place for a Jewish boy. Felix manages to live and look after himself and another orphan, Zelda, with the help of a kind dentist, Barney, who is hiding and looking after a number of Jewish children. When the Nazis discover them, Barney makes the ultimate sacrifice for the children electing to go with them on the train to the death camps, rather than taking the option of freedom offered by a Nazi soldier, one of his grateful patients. Morris Gleitzman has discovered the difficult trick of changing reality so that poignancy and laughter are never far apart. The AustralianMorris Gleitzmans childrens stories are among the most widely read and loved AudioFile
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ISBN 9781740949026
Published NZ 1 Aug 2005
Publisher Bolinda Publishing
Format Audio CD/Audio, Unabridged edition
Series Felix and Zelda (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9781740949026
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Bolinda Publishing
Imprint Bolinda Audio Books
Published 1 Aug 2005
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Audio CD/Audio, Unabridged edition
Edition Unabridged edition
Author(s) Read by Gleitzman, Morris
Series Felix and Zelda (part: 1)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Award Winning
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Height: 180mm
Dewey Code A823.6
Weight 500g
Interest Age 7-11 years
Reading Age 7-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile