WorldCat Identities

Gleitzman, Morris

Works: 301 works in 1,352 publications in 12 languages and 24,415 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Humor  Drama  Humorous fiction  Domestic fiction  Educational films  Instructional films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Writer of accompanying material, Scenarist, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.G4824, FIC
Publication Timeline
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 1,665 WorldCat member 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 )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,317 WorldCat member 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
Toad heaven by Morris Gleitzman( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member 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
Two weeks with the Queen by Morris Gleitzman( Book )

49 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 969 WorldCat member 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
Toad away by Morris Gleitzman( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Finnish and held by 926 WorldCat member 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 )

52 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 871 WorldCat member 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
Stickybeak by Hazel Edwards( Book )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member 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 616 WorldCat member 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
Bumface by Morris Gleitzman( Book )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member 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
Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member 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 415 WorldCat member 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
Girl underground by Morris Gleitzman( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member 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 )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member 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
Belly flop by Morris Gleitzman( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mitch is about to be flattened by the school bullies so he begs for help from the most powerful source he knows, Doug his guardian angel. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Grace by Morris Gleitzman( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member 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
Too small to fail by Morris Gleitzman( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do you do when your mum, your dad and sixteen camels are in trouble and only you can save them? The sometimes sad but mostly funny story of a boy, a girl, a dog and four trillion dollars
Give peas a chance by Morris Gleitzman( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member 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
Morris Gleitzman story writing( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Morris Gleitzman is one of Australia's most successful and popular children's book authors. In this frank and funny program Gleitzman spills the beans on story writing success. He tells us how to find a character, create a problem, add feelings and plan the story to create something that readers will love and respond to. In this special insight into the mind of a great writer, Gleitzman cheerfully de-mystifies and simplifies the process, welcoming aspiring writers into his world, making the writing process an accessible one. If you want to write, this is the right resource for you!"--Container
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Toad rage
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

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Моррис Глайцман

글라이츠만, 모리스 1953-

글레이츠먼, 모리스 1953-

グライツマン, モリス


葛萊茲曼文, 莫里斯 1953-

ThenToad heavenTwo weeks with the QueenToad awayBlabber mouthStickybeakPuppy fatBumface