Morris Gleitzman

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About Morris Gleitzman

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.

Morris Gleitzman grew up in England and came to Australia when he was sixteen. He was a frozen-chicken thawer, sugar-mill rolling-stock unhooker, fashion-industry trainee, student, department-store Santa, TV producer, newspaper columnist and screenwriter. Then he had a wonderful experience. He wrote a novel for young people. Now he's one of Australia's most popular children's authors. Visit Morris at his website: href='http://www.morrisgleitzman.com/'morrisgleitzman.com

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National Horse Day (US)
Loving Loyal Creatures by Morris Gleitzman from Penguin.
1 year ago
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Out now! Always by Morris Gleitzman,. Published by Puffin.
1 year ago
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Out now! Blabber Mouth and Sticky Beak by Morris Gleitzman,. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
1 year ago
National Teacher's Day
A great read Teacher's Pet by Morris Gleitzman from Puffin
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), Toad Heaven by Morris Gleitzman from Puffin.
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), Doubting Thomas by Morris Gleitzman from Puffin.
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), Toad Delight by Morris Gleitzman from Puffin.
2 years ago
National Spinach Day (US)
It's #SpinachDay, learn to love vegetables with Give Peas A Chance by Morris Gleitzman. Published by Puffin.
2 years ago