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Morris Gleitzman

Morris Gleitzman

  • 5 stars across 93 books
Morris Gleitzman was born in Lincolnshire and moved to Australia in his teens. He worked as a paperboy, a shelf-stacker, a frozen chicken de-froster, an assistant to a fashion designer and more before taking a degree in Professional Writing at Canberra College and becoming a writer. He has written for TV, stage, newspapers and magazines but is best-known for his hugely succesful children's books including Two Weeks with the Queen, Bumface, Boy Overboard and Girl Underground.
23rd February 2006

Once

My name is Felix. This is my story.Felix has been living in an orphanage for three years and eight months when the men i... MoreOnce

(30 reviews) Review
1st January 2009

Then

In Then - Morris Gleitzman's heartbreaking children's novel set during the Nazi occupation of Poland during the Second W... MoreThen

(10 reviews) Review
2nd August 2012

After

After is the third shocking, funny and heartbreaking book in Morris Gleitzman's Second World War series.After The Nazis ... MoreAfter

(8 reviews) Review
6th August 2015

Soon

Soon is the 4th powerfully moving addition to Morris Gleitzman's bestselling Second World War series about Felix and Zel... MoreSoon

(8 reviews) Review
21st September 2017

Maybe

It's 1946. The war is over and Europe lies in ruins. Fourteen year old Felix dreams of finding happiness elsewhere. When... MoreMaybe

(6 reviews) Review
4th March 1999

Two Weeks with the Queen

'I need to see the Queen about my sick brother.'Colin Mudford is on a quest. His brother Luke has cancer and the doctors... MoreTwo Weeks with the Queen

(4 reviews) Review
6th May 2010

Now

Now is the sixth shocking, funny and heartbreaking book in Morris Gleitzman's Second World War series.Sometimes facing t... MoreNow

(3 reviews) Review
27th June 2002

Boy Overboard

(2 reviews) Review
5th March 2002

Wicked!

(2 reviews) Review
7th October 2021

Always

Keynote:The much-anticipated final journey in the story of Felix, hero of Morris Gleitzman's multi-award-winning Once, T... MoreAlways

(2 reviews) Review
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