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Macmillan, Jun 5, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 184 pages
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Set in the current day, this is the final book in the series that began with Once, continued with Then and is . . . Now.

Felix is a grandfather. He has achieved much in his life and is widely admired in the community. He has mostly buried the painful memories of his childhood, but they resurface when his granddaughter Zelda comes to stay with him. Together they face a cataclysmic event armed only with their with gusto and love—an event that helps them achieve salvation from the past, but also brings the possibility of destruction.

Now is one of Kirkus Reviews' Best Children's Books of 2012


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User Review  - SparklePonies - LibraryThing

Felix, a Holocaust survivor, is now 80 years old. With the help of Zelda, his grand daughter, Felix confronts some very sensitive memories of the past. This story is poignant and heart-wrenching. The transparency of their relationship was very sweet. Read full review

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User Review  - anikaspiller - LibraryThing

I would recommend this book to the upper primary or adults. I absolutely fell in love with this so much yet it was very breath taking and upsetting. Read full review

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Morris Gleitzman has been a sugar-mill employee, frozen-chicken defroster, fashion-industry trainee, department-store Santa, and screenwriter, among other things. Now he's one of Australia's best-loved children's book authors, with books published worldwide.