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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
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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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