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Past Events

Past EventsSunday, February 22

Then

Morris Gleitzman
Nicolette Jones

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...

Born in England, Morris Gleitzman is one of Australia's most popular authors for children and teenagers. His books often combine humour with serious issues and many have been published overseas. As well as writing novels, Morris has written play and filmscripts and newspaper and magazine columns.

Nicolette Jones is an award-winning writer, journalist and broadcaster. She is the children's books reviewer for The Sunday Times.

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