Author(s): Morris Gleitzman
A Holocaust survival story that combines hopeful melancholy with gentle humour
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....
CBCA Shortlist 2013
Morris Gleitzman was a frozen-chicken thawer, sugar-mill rolling-stock unhooker, fashion-industry trainee, student, department-store Santa, TV producer, newspaper columnist and screenwriter. Then he had a wonderful experience. He wrote a novel for young people.