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Morris Gleitzman was hard to miss when the media embargo was lifted at a minute past midnight on Monday 12 February. By breakfast time he was everywhere. By mid-morning the Australian Children’s Laureate announcement was trending on Twitter and flooding … READ MORE

State Library of New South Wales hosts Laureate launch

Morris Gleitzman spoke about his passion to expand opportunities for young people to ‘experience the magic of reading’ when the State Library of New South Wales hosted the official launch of the Australian Children's Laureate.   Ron Gorman, the chair … READ MORE


We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Morris Gleitzman is the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018–2019. The theme for Morris Gleitzman’s two-year term will be Stories Make Us – Stories Create Our Future. “Young people need stories more than ever,” … READ MORE