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Gleitzman, Morris

Overview
Works: 320 works in 1,380 publications in 14 languages and 26,243 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Humorous stories  Domestic fiction  Drama  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Writer of accompanying material, Scenarist, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.G4824, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Morris Gleitzman
Publications by Morris Gleitzman
Most widely held works by Morris Gleitzman
Toad rage by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
29 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,675 libraries worldwide
Determined to understand why humans hate cane toads and to improve relations between the species, Limpy embarks on a dangerous trek from his swamp to the Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia
Once by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
35 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,669 libraries worldwide
After living in an Catholic orphanage for nearly four years, a naive Jewish boy runs away and embarks on a journey across Nazi-occupied Poland to find his parents
Toad heaven by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
Despite the opposition of Ancient Eric and Malcolm, Limpy goes on a quest to find a place where cane toads can be safe from humans and live in harmony. In the hysterically funny sequel to Toad Rage, Limpy is on a quest to find toad heaven. A place where cane toads won't be blown up with bike pumps or bashed over the head with folding chairs. Limpy's determined to find this place if it takes him the rest of his life, but his plans are waylaid when he's kidnapped by some sinister-looking humans and tossed into a bucket. Will Limpy be able to save cane toads? Will he be able to find toad heaven? First he has to get out of the bucket
Then by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,304 libraries worldwide
In early 1940s Poland, ten-year-old Felix and his friend Zelda escape from a cattle car headed to the Nazi death camps and struggle to survive, first on their own and then with Genia, a farmer with her own reasons for hating Germans
Now by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,024 libraries worldwide
While her physician-parents are working in Africa, eleven-year-old Zelda is living with her grandfather, eighty-year-old Holocaust-survivor Felix Salinger, in Australia, when a disaster leads them both to deal with unresolved feelings about the first Zelda, Felix's childhood friend
Toad away by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Finnish and held by 952 libraries worldwide
In his third adventure, Limpy the cane toad goes to the Amazon to learn the secret of living in harmony with humans
Two weeks with the Queen by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
62 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 931 libraries worldwide
Sent to live with relatives in England when his younger brother develops a rare form of cancer, Colin tries to see the Queen to help find a cure for his brother
Blabber mouth by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
48 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 882 libraries worldwide
A mute girl is anything but silent as she talks with her hands & inside her head. An Australian schoolgirl who is unable to speak is embarrassed by her father's outlandish dress and behavior
Misery guts by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
39 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 821 libraries worldwide
The adventures of twelve-year-old Keith as he tries to cheer up his parents in such ways as painting their shop in bright colors and convincing them to move from gloomy England to a place called Paradise
Sticky Beak by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
37 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 669 libraries worldwide
When Rowena, who is mute, rescues a pet cockatoo from the class bully, she begins to make sense of her feelings about the new baby her father and stepmother are expecting
Puppy fat by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Keith Shipley and his worrying parents. Keith's main aim in life is to cheer up his unhappy parents. Having tried, unsuccessfully, (in the first two books) to improve their troubled relationship, young Keith has now to accept their separation. His task now is to make them presentable enough to attract new partners. When young Tracy and glamorous Auntie Bev the beautician arrive from Australia the ever-caring and wonderfully imaginative Keith thinks he has the answer. But poor Tracy is herself being "improved" by her neurotically skinny Auntie Bev and she helps Keith realise that people prefer choosing the kind of people they want to be themselves. Puppy Fat is funny, moving, hugely entertaining and handles widespread teenage anxieties with skill and humour
Worry warts by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
36 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 616 libraries worldwide
Worried because his parents' constant fighting has been aggravated by their financial troubles, twelve-year-old Keith decides to solve the problem by running away to pick up a fortune in the Australian opal fields
Bumface by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 479 libraries worldwide
He's good at changing nappies. He's brilliant at wiping food off walls. His mum calls him Mr Dependable. But Angus is desperate to be wild and baby-free
Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Jamal dreams of playing soccer in the World Cup even though he lives in a country where children are not allowed to play the game. When the family is forced to flee their homeland, Jamal and his sister Bibi are separated from their parents and must continue the perilous journey alone with other refugees on a leaking boat. Jamal's chances of landing in Australia and finding his parents seem hopeless when the food runs out and pirates come aboard. This story is not about an actual family but the author has written it with help from people who told him of their own dangerous journeys
Belly flop by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 421 libraries worldwide
There has been an 8 year drought, and as son of the local bank manager Mitch is definitely the most hated kid in town; but with the help of Doug, his guardian angel, he is sure he can succeed with a plan to make him and his family popular again. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Water Wings by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and French and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Pearl had never seen so much sadness on one face. Not even on Winston's the night Dad left
After by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Following a heartbreaking struggle to survive as a Jewish child in Germany, Felix faces perhaps his greatest challenge - to find hope when he's lost almost everything. As Europe goes through the final agonizing stages of the war, Felix struggles to reconcile hatred and healing. He's helped by a new friend, but if he should lose her as well
Girl underground by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Bridget's parents are "crims", however she is succeeding pretty well at her posh new school and has even made a friend, Menzies, the son of the federal Minister for National Development. Then she finds out about Menzies' penfriend, Jamal, a refugee kid from Afghanistan held in a detention centre. However when appeals to the government and the prime minister himself fail to set Jamal and his sister free, Bridget and Menzies decide to take matters into their own hands. Companion novel to: Boy Overboard. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Worm Story by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Who likes stomach acid and sludge farming and wants to find a friend? Wilton the worm. Who likes running away and hiding and wants to save the world? Algy the microbe. What's huge and scary and the first thing they see outside? Underpants. This is the hilarious tale of two tiny parasites and their very big adventure
Give peas a chance by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Fifteen clever tales, featuring a host of Morris's beloved characters and some new ones! While Ginger and her dog, Anthony organise the ultimate party, Wilton the worm meets Aristotle the nose germ in an unexpected location and Ben tries to save the world by not eating his vegetables
 
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Alternative Names
Gelaiziman, Molisi 1953-
Gleitzman, Maurice 1953-
Gleitzman, Morris
Morris Gleitzman australiensk författare
Morris Gleitzman australsk skribent
Morris Gleitzman englisch-australischer Schriftsteller
Morris Gleitzman Morris gleitzman
Моррис Глайцман
グライツマン, モリス
莫里斯·葛雷兹曼
葛萊茲曼文, 莫里斯 1953-
Languages
English (385)
German (31)
French (23)
Italian (15)
Spanish (11)
Dutch (10)
Chinese (6)
Catalan (5)
Slovenian (4)
Finnish (4)
Indonesian (3)
Czech (2)
Hungarian (2)
Welsh (2)
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