Morris Gleitzman
About the author

Morris Gleitzman

Morris Gleitzman grew up in England and came to Australia when he was sixteen. After university he worked for ten years as a screenwriter. Then he had a wonderful experience. He wrote a novel for young people. Now, after 42 books, he’s one of Australia’s most popular authors. He was appointed the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018–2019.

Books by Morris Gleitzman

Morris Gleitzman Articles

A Champion of Children's Stories

News | Author Related

21 November 2019

A Champion of Children's Stories

Podcast: Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018 and 2019, Morris Gleitzman talks about Writing Children's Fiction.

Podcast

15 August 2019

Podcast: Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018 and 2019, Morris Gleitzman talks about Writing Children's Fiction.

    Children's Laureate Spotlight: Revisit Morris Gleitzman's stunning 2016 CBCA acceptance speech

    Kids & Ya

    1 March 2018

    Children's Laureate Spotlight: Revisit Morris Gleitzman's stunning 2016 CBCA acceptance speech

    Maybe by Morris Gleitzman

    Kids & Ya

    5 September 2017

    Maybe by Morris Gleitzman

    Book of the Week: Toad Delight by Morris Gleitzman

    Kids & Ya

    15 August 2016

    Book of the Week: Toad Delight by Morris Gleitzman

    Talking about toads with Morris Gleitzman

    Kids & Ya

    15 August 2016

    Talking about toads with Morris Gleitzman