Misery guts by Morris Gleitzman

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .

Written in English

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  • England,
  • Australia


  • Cheerfulness -- Fiction.,
  • Behavior -- Fiction.,
  • Parent and child -- Fiction.,
  • Humorous stories.,
  • England -- Fiction.,
  • Australia -- Fiction.

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The adventures of twelve-year-old Keith as he tries to cheer up his parents in such ways as painting their shop in bright colors and convincing them to move from gloomy England to a place called Paradise.

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Book details

StatementMorris Gleitzman.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G4824 Mi 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination122 p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1719466M
ISBN 100152547681
LC Control Number92022570

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This is why, he thought. This is why Mum and Dad are such misery guts. The Misery guts book. He pulled his collar up round his ears. Thirty-five years of it was enough to give anyone a long face. He’d only had twelve and a quarter years of it and even he got the willies sometimes.

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With Justin P. Bechtold, Joanne Dobbin, Matthew Eakin, Matthew Wollaston. When his parents fish & chip shop burns down, Keith tries to persuade his parents to move to Australia which is paradise in his opinion.

But like all things he thinks of this doesn't go as easy as planned/10(17). Misery Guts has 2 reviews and 1 ratings. Reviewer Helen Stevens wrote: Lovely funny story about a boys attempts to make his parents happy.5/5(1). Get this from a library! Misery guts.

[Morris Gleitzman] -- What do you do when your mum and dad are a pair of misery guts? Keith Shipley is desperate to cheer up his parents. What they need, Keith decides, is to live in Paradise. It's a brilliant plan - if.Morris Gleitzman has had much success with his children's stories.

They have been published in 14 countries around the world including the United States, United Kingdom, France and Australia. Some of his most successful books include Misery Guts, Worry Warts, Blabber Mouth, Belly Flop and Puppy Fat.

He was born in England, on 9 January Born: 9 January (age 66), Sleaford. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Misery Guts and Worry Warts (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay!

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