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Gleitzman, Morris

Works: 333 works in 1,381 publications in 15 languages and 26,498 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Humorous stories  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 )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,747 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 )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,609 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 )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,364 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
Then by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,300 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 1,039 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 2015 in English and Finnish and held by 1,027 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 )
61 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 965 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 )
37 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 891 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 )
42 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 846 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 )
34 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 700 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 )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 635 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
Worry warts by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
28 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 610 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
Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 508 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
Bumface by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
24 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 470 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
Belly flop by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Two bestselling books in one volume. In 'Belly Flop', Mitch is on a secret mission to become a world-champion diver. But he can't even do the doggy paddle yet. And in 'Water Wings', Pearl and Gran each have a secret too. It's time for Mitch, Pearl and Gran to face up to some hard home truths. Belly flop originally published: 1996 - Water wings orig
Water Wings by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and French and held by 426 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
After by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 361 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 )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 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 )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 329 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
Aristotle's Nostril by Morris Gleitzman( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
From the author who created the memorable world of Wilton the worm comes another highly infectious tale of a brave microscopic hero who is unexpectedly propelled from his nostril home into the world
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Alternative Names
Gelaiziman, Molisi 1953-
Gleitzman, Maurice 1953-
Gleitzman, Morris
グライツマン, モリス
葛萊茲曼文, 莫里斯 1953-
English (387)
French (16)
Japanese (9)
Italian (9)
Chinese (6)
Dutch (6)
Spanish (6)
Catalan (5)
German (4)
Slovenian (4)
Finnish (4)
Indonesian (3)
Czech (2)
Welsh (1)
Hungarian (1)
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