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Morris Gleitzman

  • 5 stars across 98 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

    Once by Morris Gleitzman is the story of a young Jewish boy who is determined to escape the orphanage he lives in ... More

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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

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    6th August 2015

    Soon

    Soon is the latest powerfully moving addition to Morris Gleitzman's bestselling Second World War series about Feli... More

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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... More

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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

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    2nd August 2012

    After

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

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    5th March 2002

    Wicked!

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    8th October 2009

    Toad Surprise

    A cane toad's hilarious quest to discover the true meaning of Christmas! Limpy has a dream. A dream in which cane t... More

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    2nd September 2004

    Toad Away

    Limpy is fed up of seeing his relatives run over and when he hears of a place in the Amazon, where human and toad live... More

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    3rd March 2005

    Girl Underground

    Trying to fit in at a posh new school is really hard when your loving and lovable family also happen to be criminals. Br... More

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