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Pizza cake and other funny stories

Pizza cake and other funny stories

Gleitzman, Morris

Save ten lives with a paperclip, discover how a big banana can ruin your sister's holiday, make a new friend with a garbage bin, develop a taste for sheep's spleen and chips, bounce on a vampire's bed, rescue your dad from a dog and a spider, use a toilet roll to get justice, upset the neighbours with a pickaxe, and more

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Puffin, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Morris Gleitzman
ISBN: 0141343710, 9780141343716
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: Camberwell, Vic.: Penguin, 2011.
Physical Description: 162 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Fiction 9+.; Children's stories, Australian.; Short stories.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.3
Interest Level: MY
Points: 5
Quiz Number: 222633

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 includingTwo Weeks with the Queen,Bumface,OnceandThen.

Pizza Cakeis his thirty-third book.


Morris Gleitzman has a rare gift for writing very funny stories and an even rarer gift of wrapping very serious stories inside them
The Guardian