Morris Gleitzman facts for kids
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9 January 1953 |
Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England
|Notable works||The Toad series and Once, Then, Now and After|
Morris Gleitzman (born 9 January 1953 in England) is one of Australia's most successful children's writers. Morris Gleitzman began writing as a screenwriter and enjoyed success writing for the Norman Gunston Show on Australian television. He has also written for the Governor-General of Australia and Rolf Harris.
Morris Gleitzman has had much success with his children's stories. They have been published in 14 countries around the world including the United States, United Kingdom, France and Australia. Some of his most successful books include Misery Guts, Worry Warts, Blabber Mouth, Belly Flop and Puppy Fat. He was born in England, on 9 January 1953.
He had dropped out of school by the age of 16 to live "the hippie dream" and by the time he had moved to Australia was writing many short stories that would later become a reality and turn his small life into a big meaningful life.
His most successful book is Two Weeks With the Queen.
|1987||The Other Facts of Life||First novel. Started out as a screenplay which he turned into a novel.|
|1989||Two Weeks with the Queen|
|1992||Worry Warts||Sequel to Misery Guts.|
|1994||Sticky Beak||Sequel to Blabber Mouth|
|1995||Puppy Fat||Sequel to Misery Guts and Worry Warts|
|Second Childhood||Made in 1995|
|1997||Water Wings||Loose sequel to Belly Flop|
|Wicked!||Written together with Paul Jennings|
|1999||Gift of the Gab||Sequel to Blabber Mouth and Sticky Beak|
|Self Helpless||Self-help book|
|Bgre3ady||Written together with Paul Jennings|
|2003||Toad Heaven||Sequel to Toad Rage|
|Toad Away||Sequel to Toad Rage and Toad Heaven|
|2005||Girl Underground||Sequel to Boy Overboard|
|Give Peas a Chance||Collection of short stories. Features characters from many of his earlier books.|
|2008||Toad Surprise||Sequel to Toad Rage, Toad Heaven and Toad Away|
|2009||Then||Sequel to Once|
|2010||Now||Sequel to Once and Then|
|Tickled Onions||Collection of short stories. Contains some stories from Give Peas a Chance.|
|2011||Too Small to Fail|
|Pizza Cake||Collection of short stories. Contains some stories from Tickled Onions.|
|2012||After||Sequel to Once, Then and Now|
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