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    • Once

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Felix lives in a convent orphanage high in the mountains in Poland. He is convinced his parents are still alive and that they will one day come back to get him. When Nazi soldiers come to the orphanage Felix decides to escape and make his way home. The journey to find his parents is a long and difficult one, as all of Poland is occupied by the Nazis and a dangerous place for a Jewish boy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • once ..loved by all

    • By Denis on 03-04-06

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Two Weeks with the Queen

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    "Dear Your Majesty the Queen, I need to speak to you urgently about my brother Luke. He's got cancer and the doctors in Australia are being really slack...." If you want something done properly, Colin Mudford reckons, go straight to the top.

    Regular price: $13.95

    • Boy Overboard

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Jamal and Bibi have a dream. To lead Australia to soccer glory in the next World Cup. They know it won't be easy. They'll have to beat some really good teams, plus landmines, pirates, storms and assassins. But they're sure they can achieve their dream, if only they can get to Australia.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful!

    • By TM Audible on 05-02-17

    Regular price: $13.95

    • Soon: Felix and Zelda, Book 4

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    After the Nazis took my parents, I was scared. After they killed my best friend, I was angry. After I joined the partisans and helped defeat the Nazis, I was hopeful. Soon, I said, we'll be safe. I was wrong.

    Regular price: $18.65

    • Then

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    Felix and Zelda - they escaped from the Nazis, but how long can they now survive when there are so many people ready to hand them over for a reward? Thanks to the courage of a kind, brave woman they are able to hide for a time in the open, but Felix knows he has a distinguishing feature that identifies him as a Jew and that it is only a matter of time before he is discovered, which will mean death for them all. Even though he promised Zelda he would never leave her, he knows he has to, before it is too late....

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Now

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Mary-Anne Fahey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The final installment in the poignant story of Felix and Zelda, this is the sequel to Morris Gleitzman's books Once and Then. Gleitzman's acclaimed story of friends Felix and Zelda in Nazi-occupied Poland has captured the hearts and minds of readers and listeners worldwide. In Now he delivers the final chapter, bringing this most moving of stories into the present day.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Too Small to Fail

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A heartwarming new book from much-loved author, Morris Gleitzman. Full of his usual trademark humour, pathos and inimitable skill at speaking directly to his audience. What do you do when your mum, your dad and 16 camels are in trouble and only you can save them? The sometimes sad but mostly funny story of a boy, a girl, a dog and four trillion dollars.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't finish it

    • By Philip on 11-16-11

    Regular price: $17.47

    • After

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Following a heartbreaking struggle to survive as a Jewish child in Germany, Felix faces perhaps his greatest challenge - to find hope when he's lost almost everything. As Europe goes through the final agonizing stages of the war, Felix struggles to reconcile hatred and healing. He's helped by a new friend, but if he should lose her as well...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • To the best Author ever

    • By Ruth on 08-02-15

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Toad Rage

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Uncle Bart reckons humans don't hate cane toads, but Limpy knows they do. He's spotted the signs. The cross looks. The unkind comments. The way they squash cane toads with their cars. Limpy is desperate to save his family from ending up as placemats. Somehow he must make humans see how nice cane toads really are.

    Regular price: $16.95

    • Toad Heaven

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The sequel to Toad Rage, the story of Limpy, a heroic and slightly squashed cane toad. This time Limpy has more extraordinary adventures as he sets off in search of a nature reserve he has heard about, where he and his friends and family will be safe. Accompanied by Goliath he sets off on his epic adventure but nothing goes quite according to plan.

    Regular price: $15.95

    • Teacher's Pet

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    It's not easy being part of Ginger's family when you're allergic to cats; three of them love cats and five of them are cats. Now, the school principal is trying to kill Ginger's new best friend, a fierce-looking stray dog. Can Ginger expose Mr. Napier for the phoney he is?

    Regular price: $13.95

    • Doubting Thomas

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Thomas is eleven and lives with his mum and dad and big sister, Alisha. He was a pretty normal kid until two weeks ago, when he discovered he had developed a startling new ability. Every time anyone tells a lie, Thomas develops a violent itch in his nipples. It's uncomfortable, embarrassing, and gets Thomas into all sorts of trouble.

    Regular price: $13.95

    • Wicked! Series

    • By: Paul Jennings, Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Kate Hosking, Stig Wemyss
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Something very weird is happening to Dawn and Rory, and it's not just their new step-family. Slurping slobberers want to suck their bones out. Strange steel sheep want to smash them to pieces. Giant frogs want to crunch them up. Cruel killer creepers want to squeeze the life out of them. Their parents can't help them. Dawn and Rory are on their own. It's wild. It's wacky. It's Wicked!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • No breathing time

    • By Kari on 02-09-14

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Deadly!

    • By: Morris Gleitzman, Paul Jennings
    • Narrated by: Francis Greenslade, Melissa Eccleston
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Sprocket's lost his memory; Amy's lost her dad. So now the two of them are on a quest that will take them to the weirdest nudist colony in the world - a hidden community whose dangerous experiments are keeping the nudists alive artificially. Now that their secret is out, are Amy and Sprocket's lives in peril?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is a great teen age audio book!!!

    • By James G on 01-03-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Toad Away

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Limpy the toad has a vision. A world where cane toads and humans play mudslides together and help each other with the shopping. But how does a young cane toad discover the ancient secret of living in peace with humans? First he has to dodge the killer trucks and supermarket trolleys. Then he has to stop his cousin declaring war on the entire human race.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Too much fun

    • By Cathy Dopp on 07-26-06

    Regular price: $13.95

    • Maybe

    • Felix and Zelda, Book 6
    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The next compelling chapter in the life of Felix, hero of the award-winning Once, Then, After, Soon and Now. 1946. Europe is in ruins. Millions of people dream of finding happiness somewhere else. Fourteen-year-old Felix is one of them. When he's offered a journey to Australia, he seizes the opportunity. So does someone very dear to him, even though she wasn't actually invited.

    Regular price: $18.65

    • Girl Underground

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Mary-Anne Fahey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A story of friendship, courage and a bit of crime. Bridget wants a quiet life, including, if possible, keeping her parents out of prison. Then a boy called Menzies makes her an offer she can't refuse, and they set off on a job of their own. It's a desperate, daring plan, to rescue two kids, Jamal and Bibi, from a desert detention centre. Can Bridget and Menzies pull off their very first jail break, or will they end up behind bars too? Sometimes to help a friend, you have to dig deep.

    Regular price: $13.95

    • Toad Surprise

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    "Limpy has a dream. A dream where cane toads and humans live happily together. Surely, this time Limpy will be able to show humans how nice cane toads can be? After all, it is Christmas. And isn't Christmas a time of peace and goodwill to all men? And cane toads? A hilarious story of one cane toad's quest to experience the true meaning of Christmas.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Misery Guts

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "I'm only going to say this once more," said Dad, "so listen very carefully. We are not ever, under any circumstances, going to Australia." What does a kid do when his Mum and Dad are misery guts? Move them to a tropical paradise, decides Keith. That'll cheer them up. It's a brilliant plan, if he can pull it off.

    Regular price: $13.95

    • Snot Chocolate

    • By: Morris Gleitzman
    • Narrated by: Morris Gleitzman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
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    Stop your mum picking her nose, read the secret diary of a dog, catch a bus and then let it go, discover how one slice of toast can make you the most popular person in school, start wearing a crown and give up eating pig-nostril gruel, use a wrecking ball to defeat a bully, show your big sister the very scary secret in your wardrobe, unleash the awesome power of chips, live in a house that gets wiped clean more often than a bottom. Funny stories from a favourite Australian author.

    Regular price: $19.09

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