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Boy overboard

Boy overboard

Gleitzman, Morris

Jamal and Bibi have a dream to lead Australia to football glory in the next World Cup. But first they must face landmines, pirates, storms and assassins

Book. English. Children's stories. Adventure stories.
Published London: Puffin, 2003
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Statement of responsibility: Morris Gleitzman
ISBN: 014131625X, 9780141316253
Note: Originally published: Camberwell, Vic.: Penguin; London: Puffin, 2002.
Physical Description: 180 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Refugees Afghanistan Juvenile fiction.; Refugees Australia Juvenile fiction.

Author note

Morris Gleitzman was born in Lincolnshire and moved to Australia in his teens. He worked as a paperboy, a shelf-stacker, a frozen chicken de-froster, an assistant to a fashion designer and more before taking a degree in Professional Writing at Canberra College and becoming a writer. He has written for TV, stage, newspapers and magazines but is best-known for his hugely successful children's books. BUMFACE was shortlisted for the Guardian Award and the Carnegie Medal.