Once

Author: Morris Gleitzman

$16.95
SKU: 9780143301950

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.

Price: $16.95

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