Morris Gleitzman Quotes

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Morris Gleitzman Quotes

Most of your life after puberty, youre either seeking to reproduce or living with the consequences of having done so. At 70, you start going back to being 11 again.
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Everybody deserves to have something good in their life. At least once

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Barney said that everybody deserves to have something good in their life at least once. I have. More than once.

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Everybody deserves something good in there life atleast once

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We may not be in Manchester but we will always be united

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See? Memories aren't happy, they're sad. Don't you know anything?

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I think, to be a successful author, you've got to be part recluse and part show-off.

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Melbourne is my type of city, much more so than Sydney.

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Halfway through primary school, I realised that I was not as physically strong or fearless as many kids. So, in situations of conflict, I quickly learned that it worked better for me to get out of situations or maybe kind of, you know, prevail in a conflict situation by using humour than by trying to punch somebody out.

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I prefer watching people on a screen, and I've had the most pleasurable people-watching experiences at the Palace Cinema in Balwyn.

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I've always been aware that to be named after someone from the past carries with it all kinds of bittersweetness.

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Because of my poor writing posture, I started walking in the forest every day, and I found it a potent place to be creatively. It changed me in that it was a new way of doing my creative process, and I realised how much I liked being among tall trees.

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Boys, particularly, like stories where they can have images in their imagination, where they can go to scary places and experiment with what can happen.

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Kids aren't political, but around 10 years old, they are beginning to develop the moral grounding that might later, in their teens, develop into their first real political perspectives.

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I used to get stuck trying to find the first sentence of a story, then I realised that it was often because I didn't know what problem a character was facing in the story. As soon as I did, I could have the character trying to do something about it or have the problem whack him between the eyes.

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I was named after my Jewish grandfather who left Poland early in the 20th century. What I knew from an early age was that he had lived most of his life in England, his Jewish wife had died, and he married a non-Jewish woman who was my grandmother.

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I wrote stories as a kid just for myself. One day, some of the kids in my class found some of my stories in my bag, and I was deeply embarrassed until I realised they enjoyed reading them.

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In 1969, we emigrated to Australia. It was a big change. The heat, the flies, and the completely different tinned meats. The shock was so great, I stopped reading books for nearly a year.

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Kids who are nine, 10 and 11 are pretty sophisticated readers; they know that there isn't always a good outcome every time and that problems don't always have solutions.

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