y Two Weeks With the Queen single work   novel   humour   young adult  
Issue Details: First known date: 1989 1989
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"Sent to live with relatives in England when his younger brother develops a rare form of cancer, Colin tries to see the Queen to help find a cure for his brother." (Source: Trove)

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y Two Weeks with the Queen : The Play Mary Morris , Paddington : Currency Press , 1993 Z203021 1992 single work drama humour young adult (taught in 1 units) Sent to live with relatives in England when his younger brother develops a rare form of cancer, Colin tries to see the Queen to help find a cure for his brother.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has Chinese and Japanese translations.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Blackie , 1989 .
      Extent: 127p.
      ISBN: 0216927617
      • Publisher: Pan
      Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan , 1990 .
      Extent: 127p.
      ISBN: 0330271830 (pbk.)
      • Publisher: Pan
      Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan , 1996 .
      Extent: 133p.
      ISBN: 033035874X
      • Publisher: Pan
      Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan , 2001 .
      Extent: 133p.
      ISBN: 0330271830
Alternative title: Haikei joōsama otōto o tasukete kudasai
Alternative title: はいけい女王様、弟を助けてください
Language: Japanese
    • Tokyo, Honshu,
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      Japan,
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      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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      Tokuma Shoten , 1998 .
      Extent: 214p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 4198608296

Works about this Work

Shifting Identities : A Novel to a Play to Performance Alison Halliday , single work criticism
Children’s Books a Healing Tool Linda Morris , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28 October 2014; (p. 16)
Aussies Eye Top Book Prize 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Illawarra Mercury , 13 October 2010; (p. 15)
Editor's Introduction: Always Facing the Issues - Preoccupations in Australian Children's Literature John Stephens , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Lion and the Unicorn , April vol. 27 no. 2 2003; (p. v-xvii)
Not Telling it Straight Ray Misson , 2002 single work essay
— Appears in: Crossing the Boundaries 2002; (p. 221-234)
Treading a Fine Line : Morris Gleitzman's Provocative Fiction Jeri Kroll , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Something to Crow About : New Perspectives in Literature for Young People 1999; (p. 157-170)
This work examines how readers understand popular fiction as opposed to literary fiction. "Using Gleitzman's two most challenging works, Water Wings and Two Weeks with the Queen, as benchmarks, I investigate this issue, looking particularly at how he balances humor and pathos in his treatment of sensitive material." (Kroll, Jeri, 1999, p. 157)
Pulling the Plug Out Morris Gleitzman , 1994 single work prose humour
— Appears in: Gleitzman on Saturday 1994; (p. 8-10)
Writing for Children Morris Gleitzman , 1992 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 7 no. 1 1992; (p. 5-10)
Know the Author : Morris Gleitzman Alfred R. Mappin , 1991 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 6 no. 2 1991; (p. 11-13)
Book Notes [20 July 1991] 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20 July 1991; (p. 40)
In Mango Country Patricia Rolfe , 1991 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 19 March vol. 113 no. 5761 1991; (p. 108)
Untitled Maeve Visser Knoth , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Horn Book Magazine , Jul/August vol. 67 no. 4 1991; (p. 465)

— Review of Two Weeks With the Queen Morris Gleitzman 1989 single work novel
Gunston Creator Finds a New Horizon Rosina Beaumont , 1990 single work biography
— Appears in: The Saturday Mercury , 5 May 1990; (p. 21)
Tasty Trio of Original Delights Helen Elliott , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 5-6 May 1990; (p. 8)

— Review of The Lemon Tree Rae Desmond Jones 1990 single work novel ; Two Weeks With the Queen Morris Gleitzman 1989 single work novel ; Fabulous Nobodies Lee Tulloch 1989 single work novel
Natural Comic Tells It as It Is Suzanne Fleming , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Newcastle Herald , 21 April 1990; (p. 12)

— Review of Two Weeks With the Queen Morris Gleitzman 1989 single work novel
Untitled Jo Goodman , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 5 no. 4 1990; (p. 32)

— Review of Two Weeks With the Queen Morris Gleitzman 1989 single work novel
Untitled Elizabeth McCardell , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 34 no. 3 1990; (p. 23)

— Review of Two Weeks With the Queen Morris Gleitzman 1989 single work novel
Tasty Trio of Original Delights Helen Elliott , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 5-6 May 1990; (p. 8)

— Review of The Lemon Tree Rae Desmond Jones 1990 single work novel ; Two Weeks With the Queen Morris Gleitzman 1989 single work novel ; Fabulous Nobodies Lee Tulloch 1989 single work novel
Natural Comic Tells It as It Is Suzanne Fleming , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Newcastle Herald , 21 April 1990; (p. 12)

— Review of Two Weeks With the Queen Morris Gleitzman 1989 single work novel
Untitled Maeve Visser Knoth , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Horn Book Magazine , Jul/August vol. 67 no. 4 1991; (p. 465)

— Review of Two Weeks With the Queen Morris Gleitzman 1989 single work novel
Untitled Jo Goodman , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 5 no. 4 1990; (p. 32)

— Review of Two Weeks With the Queen Morris Gleitzman 1989 single work novel
Untitled Elizabeth McCardell , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 34 no. 3 1990; (p. 23)

— Review of Two Weeks With the Queen Morris Gleitzman 1989 single work novel
Treading a Fine Line : Morris Gleitzman's Provocative Fiction Jeri Kroll , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Something to Crow About : New Perspectives in Literature for Young People 1999; (p. 157-170)
This work examines how readers understand popular fiction as opposed to literary fiction. "Using Gleitzman's two most challenging works, Water Wings and Two Weeks with the Queen, as benchmarks, I investigate this issue, looking particularly at how he balances humor and pathos in his treatment of sensitive material." (Kroll, Jeri, 1999, p. 157)
Know the Author : Morris Gleitzman Alfred R. Mappin , 1991 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 6 no. 2 1991; (p. 11-13)
Writing for Children Morris Gleitzman , 1992 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 7 no. 1 1992; (p. 5-10)
Editor's Introduction: Always Facing the Issues - Preoccupations in Australian Children's Literature John Stephens , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Lion and the Unicorn , April vol. 27 no. 2 2003; (p. v-xvii)
Aussies Eye Top Book Prize 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Illawarra Mercury , 13 October 2010; (p. 15)
Book Notes [20 July 1991] 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20 July 1991; (p. 40)
Pulling the Plug Out Morris Gleitzman , 1994 single work prose humour
— Appears in: Gleitzman on Saturday 1994; (p. 8-10)
Gunston Creator Finds a New Horizon Rosina Beaumont , 1990 single work biography
— Appears in: The Saturday Mercury , 5 May 1990; (p. 21)
In Mango Country Patricia Rolfe , 1991 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 19 March vol. 113 no. 5761 1991; (p. 108)
Not Telling it Straight Ray Misson , 2002 single work essay
— Appears in: Crossing the Boundaries 2002; (p. 221-234)
Shifting Identities : A Novel to a Play to Performance Alison Halliday , single work criticism
Children’s Books a Healing Tool Linda Morris , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28 October 2014; (p. 16)
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