Morris Gleitzman

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Morris Gleitzman told the wonderful story of a boy who knew the power of stories.

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2009

Sunday, 22 February 2009

Then, the sequel to Once, follows Felix and Zelda after they have escaped from the Nazis, but how long can they now survive when there are so many people ready to hand them over for a reward? Thanks to the courage of a kind, brave woman they are able to hide for a time in the open, but Felix knows he has a distinguishing feature that identifies him as a Jew and that it is only a matter of time before he is discovered, which will mean death for them all. Even though he promised Zelda he would never leave her, he knows he has to, before it is too late...

2006

Sunday, 5 March 2006

Once there was a boy his parents tried to protect.

Once he escaped to find them.

Once story telling helped him survive.

Morris Gleitzman told the wonderful story of a boy who knew the power of stories.

Tuesday, 28 February 2006

Schools were invited to bring their pupils to meet Morris Gleitzman who spoke about storytelling, Joe Craig, exciting new author of a thriller that raises questions of ethics, politics and genetics and take part in a session on the graphic novel with Marion Baraitser.

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