Once I escaped from an orphanage to find my Mum and Dad.
Once I saved a girl called Zelda from a burning house.
Once I made a Nazi with toothache laugh.
My name is Felix.
This is my story.
The reference at the end of the book to readers' notes refers to the teachers' notes which can be found at our Education Centre.
Format & Editions
August 1, 2005
Puffin (AU YR)
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Awards & Recognition
BILBY Children's Choice Awards
US Board on Books for Young People
Australian Book Industry Awards
Sydney Taylor (Jewish) Award
Andersen Award (Italy)
German Youth Literature Prize
KOALA Children's Choice Awards
YABBA Children's Choice Awards
REAL Children's Choice Awards