Another heartwarming novel from the award-winning author Susin Nielsen. Felix Knutsson is thirteen and secretly lives with his mom and pet gerbil in a van. His mom swears it's temporary, but as the months pass by, how long can Felix hide his homelessness from his friends?
Susin Nielsen got her start writing for popular television series, Degrassi Junior High. Since then, she's written for many Canadian TV shows and her young adult novels have received considerable critical acclaim. Word Nerd and My Messed-Up Life won multiple Young Readers' Choice Awards. The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen won the UKLA Award, the prestigious Governor General's Literary Award, the Canadian Library Association's Children's Book of the Year and many Young Readers' Choice Awards, while We Are All Made of Molecules was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Susin lives in Vancouver with her family and two extremely destructive cats.
"Beautifully wrought, compassionate and entertaining...A book worth
giving a home to" -- Nicolette Jones * Sunday Times, Children's
Book of the Week *
"Susin Nielsen is fantastic at creating believable teenage voices" -- Alex O'Connell * The Times, 'Children's Books of the Year' *
"Relatable, moving and funny. Susin Nielsen is simply wonderful" -- Sarah Crossan
"Funny, charming and full of heart, this is a really special book. I defy you not to root for Felix Fredrik Knutsson!" -- Lisa Williamson
"A timely, funny and compassionate book with an endearing protagonist." * Sunday Independent Dublin - Best Books of 2018 *