Morris Gleitzman grew up in England and went to live in Australia when he was sixteen. He worked as a frozen-chicken thawer, fashion trainee, store Santa, TV producer, newspaper columnist and screenwriter. Then he had a wonderful experience. He wrote a novel for young people. His many books include Boy Overboard, Toad Rage, Bumface, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Award and the Carnegie Medal, and Two Weeks with the Queen, winner of the Children's Book Award.
Morris Gleitzman has a rare gift for writing very funny stories and
wrapping very serious stories inside them
Readers can't get enough of him
A brilliantly funny writer