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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
 
Series
Misery Guts
   1. Misery Guts (1991)
   2. Worry Warts (1991)
   3. Puppy Fat (1994)
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Toad
   1. Toad Rage (2000)
   2. Toad Heaven (2001)
   3. Toad Away (2003)
   4. Toad Surprise (2008)
   5. Toad Delight (2016)
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Deadly! (with Paul Jennings)
   1. Nude (2000)
   2. Brats (2000)
   3. Stiff (2000)
   4. Hunt (2001)
   5. Grope (2001)
   6. Pluck (2001)
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Felix and Zelda
   1. Once (2005)
   2. Then (2008)
   3. Now (2010)
   4. After (2012)
   5. Soon (2015)
   6. Maybe (2017)
   7. Always (2021)
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Non fiction
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Morris Gleitzman recommends
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Being Billy (2011)
Phil Earle
"A wonderful book."
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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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