Morris Gleitzman was born in Lincolnshire and moved to Australia in his teens. He worked as a paperboy, a shelf-stacker, a frozen chicken de-froster, an assistant to a fashion designer and more, before taking a degree in Professional Writing at Canberra College and becoming a writer. He has written for TV, stage, newspapers and magazines but is best known for his hugely successful children's books including Two Weeks with the Queen, Bumface, and his Holocaust series Once, Now, Then and After. He also writes regularly for Australian publications about wine.
Haunting . . . dangerous and desperate, but also full of courage
and hope * Guardian *
Nail-biting . . . prepare for shock and tears * Sunday Times *