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Morris Gleitzman

  • 5 stars across 96 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... More

    (19 reviews)
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    1st January 2009

    Then

    In Then - Morris Gleitzman's heartbreaking children's novel set during the Nazi occupation of Poland during the Se... More

    (6 reviews)
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    6th August 2015

    Soon

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

    (6 reviews)
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    2nd August 2012

    After

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

    (5 reviews)
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    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... More

    (3 reviews)
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    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. Wh... More

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    27th June 2002

    Boy Overboard

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    6th May 2010

    Now

    Now is the sixth shocking, funny and heartbreaking book in Morris Gleitzman's Second World War series. Someti... More

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    5th March 2002

    Wicked!

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    4th August 2011

    Too Small To Fail

    1 boy. 1 girl. 1 camel. Squillions of dollars. A plan that can't fail. Or can it? Oliver's pa... More

    (1 review)
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    • Once

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      A poignant and at times harrowing book for older readers.

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      by Saheeba

      I love this book so much. Honestly it is the best book I have ever read. I love how it always has once at beginning of every chapter. I am so desperat...

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