As the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018-2019, Morris Gleitzman is passionate about getting kids readings. ‘Young people need stories more than ever,’ says Morris. ‘Stories to delight, stories to beguile, stories to inspire, stories to move deeply. And through these experiences, stories that equip young readers to embrace an often dark and uncertain world with optimism, resolve and creativity.’
This collection of Morris’s books below will delight, beguile, inspire and move and is perfect for readers aged 9-12.
Jake's an only kid. He's the only kid in his family. He's the only kid on his island. Or that's what he thinks.
The next instalment of the story begun in the award-winning Once and Then and followed by Now.
Aristotle just wants to be happy. And, if possible, have the biggest adventure of his life. With no sneezing. Is that too much for a germ to ask?
A six-volume bind-up from two of Australia's most loved and best selling authors!
From award-winning children's book author, Morris Gleitzman, comes a funny and moving story about a 14-year-old Australian soccer genius and his 10-year-old sister/manager who change the face of English Premier League football. Perfect for readers 9+ years.
A bumper book of funny stories from a favourite Australian author - THREE BOOKS IN ONE plus a BONUS new story!
It's a normal week for Rowena Batts. A car full of stewed apples. A police cell. A struggle to keep Dad off national TV. Then her world turns upside down.
A thought-provoking and compassionate novel from the award-winning author of Boy Overboard, Girl Underground and the Felix stories: Once, Then, Now, After, Soon and Maybe.
The funny and moving story of a boy and his friends never losing heart in a sometimes heartless world. Perfect for 8+ readers.
A special limited edition, author signed hardcover for the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli, this is the powerful story of a 16-year-old volunteer and his horse in World War One and the journey towards his own kind of bravery. They were loyal creatures, the men and horses of the Australian Light Horse, but war doesn't always pay heed to loyalty...
The next powerful episode in the life of Felix, hero of Morris Gleitzman's multi-award-winning Once, Then, Now, After and Soon.
Another compelling chapter in the life of Felix, hero of the award-winning series of books that includes Once, Then, After and Soon.
The bestselling Once and its sequel Then, now published in the one edition for the first time.
Stories with the lot! Pizza Cake is a new collection of 10 funny short stories for kids from one of our bestselling authors, Morris Gleitzman.
Mark and his friends discover they've lived before. Not only that – they were Famous and Important People. Which is lots of fun. At first.
A collection of short stories in the popular style of Morris Gleitzman's Give Peas a Chance and Pizza Cake - except, of course, even funnier!
Soon continues the incredibly moving story of Felix, a Jewish boy still struggling to survive in the wake of the liberation of Poland after the end of World War Two.
Ginger is allergic to cats. And possibly to her family as well. She's also not keen on the cat food in her breakfast bowl or the school principal trying to kill her best friend. The question on everyone's lips is – will Ginger snap?
Books for the independent masters of self-control born 22 December – 19 January.
Books for the open-minded, philosophical enthusiasts born 22 November – 21 December.
Books for the assertive, resourceful decision-makers born 23 October – 21 November.