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Gleitzman, Morris

Overview
Works: 388 works in 1,812 publications in 14 languages and 27,797 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Action and adventure fiction  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Humorous fiction  Humor  Drama  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Writer of accompanying material, Interviewee, Creator, Scenarist
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 )
34 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,580 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
Then by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
27 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,325 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.--Résumé de l'éditeur
Once by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,218 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 )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,214 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
Now by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,088 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
Two weeks with the Queen by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
78 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,004 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 )
29 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 700 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
Sticky Beak by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
37 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 591 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
Worry warts by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
33 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 558 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
Puppy fat by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
33 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 556 libraries worldwide
Keith worries about his separated parents and wants to improve their appearance so they will find new partners, but he realizes that he cannot change them into different people
Bumface by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
29 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Bumface! That's who Angus wants to be. He dreams of being bold, brave, wild and free. Like the pirate in the stories he tells his younger brother and sister. Instead Angus is just plain tired from changing nappies and wiping food off walls. His mum calls him Mr. Dependable, but Angus can barely cope. Another baby would be a disaster. So Angus comes up with a bold and brave plan to stop her getting pregnant. That's when he meets Rindi. And Angus thought he had problems
Boy overboard by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 455 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
After by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 436 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
Water Wings by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Pearl had never seen so much sadness on one face. Gran's face was so creased Pearl was worried it would start cracking too. She stared at the water wings for ages. Then suddenly she bent forward into the torchlight and stuffed them angrily into her box of junk. Her eyes, Pearl saw, were full of tears
Belly flop by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 374 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
Worm story by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 318 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
Doubting Thomas by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Something very strange and embarrassing is happening to Thomas - his nipples start itching when he hears people lying! It takes some convincing to get his friends Holly and Kevin to believe him. Holly finds out on the Internet that there have been people like Thomas throughout history whose body parts have alerted them to lies, but they have all died young, except for a woman in Paris called Vera Poulet, who is still alive. Kevin comes up with an astounding idea to help Thomas meet her
Morris Gleitzman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Join the creator of 'Misery Guts', 'Blabber Mouth' and 'Two Weeks with the Queen' on an entertaining tour of his life and work. And meet the boy behind the man - the 11-year-old Morris who really does all the writing. This is a brilliant program that reveals just how one of Australia's most celebrated writers creates such good work, the characters that help Gleitzman tell his stories and the emotions that bring those characters to life. This program presents a solid core of information and insights. Join Morris Gleitzman as he reveals the secrets of his creative process - and takes viewers to the places where it happens"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Gelaiziman, Molisi 1953-
Geleiziman, Molisi
Gleitzman, Maurice 1953-
Gleitzman, Morris
Morris Gleitzman australiensk författare
Morris Gleitzman australsk skribent
Morris Gleitzman auteur de livres pour la jeunesse, scénariste et journaliste
Morris Gleitzman englisch-australischer Schriftsteller
Morris Gleitzman escritor australiano
Morris Gleitzman Morris gleitzman
Моррис Глайцман
글라이츠만, 모리스 1953-
글레이츠먼, 모리스 1953-
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 (391)
French (17)
Chinese (14)
German (12)
Spanish (9)
Italian (8)
Indonesian (7)
Japanese (6)
Dutch (6)
Catalan (5)
Slovenian (3)
Finnish (2)
Czech (2)
Welsh (1)
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