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Author:  Morris Gleitzman

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.

Your rating: None Average: 4.6 (72 votes)


Mar 15,2017

Where would i be without this book?! Not only this book but the whole series in genreal is a rollercoaster of emotions of all of us readers! To anyone who is intrested in the holocaust and how it would effect a young boy at the age of 10 read this book now! The book is also quite easy to understand, so you don't have to be the smartest kid in the class to understand the storyline of this book which I love!


Over all by far one of the best series I've ever read and reccomend this to anyone and everyone!

Feb 23,2017

This book is so beautifully crafted and it touches your heart.

This book is heart-breaking. I don't mean what happens chapter to chapter, I mean the overall feel of the book left me with a gloomy mood fo days. I think this book really hits you hard, especially because it's told by a very young boy affected by Nazi Germany.

Felix is one of my all time favourite characaters.

If you haven't read this yet, it's a must :-)

Aug 02,2016
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Brief summary:

This book is about a guy that was in an orphanage in the mountain and he is looking for his parents that he thought were alive still. His name is Felix and he is a story writer. He met this little girl named Zelda and she found out eventually that her parents died when their house was burnt down. She was in a cabbage field when they met. Felix and Zelda went with each other everywhere they went. They were caught by the Nazis and were taken onto a train.

Nov 28,2015

This book is the bomb. Through all the discriptive words and sentences that make up the story give it a glossy flow. The front cover and back cover catches your attention in a glance. The storyline is just....boom! Morris Gleitzeman is one of my favourite author. It is a must read from me, yes

Aug 26,2015

Once Book Review


Book Name: “Once”

Genre: War

Author: Morris Gleitzman

“Once” is about a boy who finds a girl and is hiding from the Nazis until they run away.

I think “Once” is a good read if you are into war related books. It is a book I like to read every now and then it is that good and it is a book that as soon as you start reading it you will be hooked to it. It may offend some people seeing as how it is about Hitler and the Nazis but it is entertaining.

Feb 04,2015
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And zelda and the nice lady die





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