MORRIS GLEITZMAN (NSW)
Bestselling Australian children’s author and the 2018 Australian Children’s Laureate, Morris wrote his first children’s novel in 1985 and is now one of Australia’s most successful authors, both internationally and at home.
Morris started his career as writer for Australian TV comedy series The Norman Gunston Show. He is best known for his hugely popular and award-winning children’s books including Two Weeks with the Queen; The Other Facts of Life; Misery Guts; Worry Warts; Blabber Mouth; Sticky Beak; Bumface; Gift Of The Gab; Toad Rage; Wicked! and many, many more. Morris’ books have been published in more than twenty countries and has won numerous awards, including all the Australian Reader’s Choice Awards voted for by children.