Morris Gleitzman is a bestselling Australian children’s author and was the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018 and 2019. His books explore serious and sometimes confronting subjects in humorous and unexpected ways. His titles include Two Weeks With The Queen, Grace, Toad Rage, Bumface, Give Peas A Chance, Extra Time, Loyal Creatures, Help Around The House and the series Once, Then, Now, After, Soon, Maybe and the forthcoming final volume Always, the seventh and final book in the Once series.
Morris lives in Brisbane and Sydney, and his books are published in more than twenty countries. In 2019 he appeared on an Australia Post stamp.