Two Weeks with the Queen

Synopsis

Dear Your Majesty the Queen, I need to speak to you urgently about my brother Luke. He's got cancer and the doctors in Australia are being really slack. If I could borrow your top doctor for a few days I know he/she would fix things up in no time. Of course Mum and Dad would pay his/her fares even if it meant selling the car or getting a loan. Please contact me at the above address urgently. Yours sincerely, Colin Mudford. PS: This is not a hoax. Ring the above number and Aunty Iris will tell you. Hang up if a man answers.If you want something done properly, Colin reckons, go straight to the top!After all, if the Queen can't help, who can?#49 in Australia's Top 100 Favourite Homegrown Reads
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 40 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

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