Now by Morris Gleitzman


Written by Morris Gleitzman
Part of the Once/Now/Then/After Series

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Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2010.

Morris Gleitzman's acclaimed story of friends Felix and Zelda in Nazi-occupied Poland has captured the hearts and minds of readers worldwide. In Now , he delivers the final chapter, bringing this most moving of stories into the present day.


Now by Morris Gleitzman


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 *

About the Author

Morris Gleitzman

One of Australia's, and now the world's, best-known and loved children's authors, Morris Gleitzman tackles tough subjects in a funny and offbeat way . He has never set out to write "issues books" and says that his writing is as much for himself as for his readers.


Born: Sleaford, Lincolnshire, January 9th 1953
Jobs: Paperboy, Shelf-Stacker, Department Store Santa Claus, Frozen Chicken Defroster, Assistant to Fashion Designer, Rolling-Stock Unhooker in a Sugar Mill, TV Comedy Writer, Magazine Columnist
Lives: Victoria
First Book: The Other Facts of Life, 1985

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176 pages


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Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

6th May 2010




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