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Morris Gleitzman

UK flag (b.1953)

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 and Once.

Genres: Children's Fiction, Young Adult Fiction
Morris Gleitzman recommends
Being Billy (2011)
Phil Earle
"A wonderful book."
Flamingo Boy (2018)
Michael Morpurgo
"Please invite this wonderful story in, you won’t regret it. History is rarely more movingly alive."

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