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Girl Underground

Morris Gleitzman

Bridget has made a friend at her posh new school, Menzies, the son of the Federal Minister for National Development. Then she finds out about Menzies' pen-friend, Jamal, who is in a detention centre. When appeals to the government and the Prime Minister fail to set Jamal free, Bridget and Menzies make plans ... Ages 11+.
Girl Underground
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Publisher Description

Trying to fit in at a posh new school is really hard when your loving and lovable family also happen to be criminals. Bridget is succeeding pretty well and has even made a friend, Menzies, the son of the federal Minister for National Development. Then she finds out about Menzies' pen-friend, Jamal, a refugee kid from Afghanistan held in a detention centre. When daring appeals to the government and the prime minister himself fail to set Jamal and his sister free, Bridget and Menzies decide to take matters into their own hands...

Author Biography

Morris Gleitzman grew up in England and came to Australia when he was sixteen. After university he worked for ten years as a screenwriter. Then he had a wonderful experience. He wrote a novel for young people. Now, after 36 books, he's one of Australia's most popular children's authors. Visit Morris at his website- morrisgleitzman.com

Product Details

Author
Morris Gleitzman
Publisher
Penguin Books Australia
Year
2004
ISBN-10
0143300466
ISBN-13
9780143300465
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2004-06-07
Country of Publication
Australia
Pages
208
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