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Gleitzman, Morris

Overview
Works: 301 works in 1,327 publications in 14 languages and 24,858 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Humor  Historical fiction  Humorous fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Writer of accompanying material, Scenarist, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.G4824, FIC
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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 )
28 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,658 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 )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,601 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
Then by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,326 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
Toad heaven by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,290 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
Now by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,076 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 )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Finnish and held by 921 libraries worldwide
In his third adventure, Limpy the cane toad goes to the Amazon to learn the secret of living in harmony with humans
Blabber mouth by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
55 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 864 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
Two weeks with the Queen by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
46 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 863 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. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Misery guts by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
24 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 731 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 )
38 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 648 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 )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 619 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. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Worry warts by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 512 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 )
27 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 476 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 )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 450 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
Water Wings by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
23 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Pearl had never seen so much sadness on one face. Not even on Winston's the night Dad left. Gran's face was so creased Peal was worried it would start cracking too. Gran 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. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
After by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 390 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 )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 348 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 )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 336 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
Grace by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Grace knows only one world - the world of her mum, dad and twin brothers, and the strict religious community they belong to. But when her dad is thrown out of the church for asking questions, Grace is torn. How can she stay in the church and keep her family together
Give peas a chance by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 281 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-
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 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 (367)
German (26)
French (13)
Italian (11)
Spanish (8)
Chinese (7)
Dutch (7)
Indonesian (6)
Catalan (5)
Japanese (4)
Finnish (4)
Slovenian (3)
Welsh (2)
Hungarian (1)
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