Morris Gleitzman

One of Australia’s funniest and best-loved authors for young people and Australian Children’s Laureate 2018-2019

Morris Gleitzman is the current Australian Children’s Laureate and a bestselling Australian children’s author.  The Australian Children’s Laureate Foundation is sponsored by the Australia Council for the Arts and the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and we thank these organisations for their support in having Morris with us at this event. His books explore serious and sometimes confronting subjects in humorous and unexpected ways. His titles include Two Weeks With The Queen, Grace, Doubting Thomas, Bumface, Give Peas A Chance, Extra Time, Loyal Creatures, Toad Delight and the series Once, Then, Now, After, Soon and Maybe. Morris lives in Brisbane and Sydney, and his books are published in more than twenty countries.