Two Weeks with the Queen

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Pan Macmillan Australia, Sep 1, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 144 pages
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Dear Your Majesty the Queen,

I need to speak to you urgently about my brother Luke. He's got cancer and the doctors in Australia are being really slack. If I could borrow your top doctor for a few days I know he/she would fix things up in no time. Of course Mum and Dad would pay his/her fares even if it meant selling the car or getting a loan. Please contact me at the above address urgently.

Yours sincerely,

Colin Mudford.

PS: This is not a hoax. Ring the above number and Aunty Iris will tell you. Hang up if a man answers.

If you want something done properly, Colin reckons, go straight to the top!

After all, if the Queen can't help, who can?

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User Review  - Genna Imogen - Goodreads

It had been at least 7 years since the last time I read this book, because I couldn't find it anywhere. And crying through writing this, I remember why this was my favourite book as a child. This was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jillian - Goodreads

This was a great, short, kids book, dealing with death. I am giving it 2 extra stars though for positive portrayals of homosexual characters in a children's book in 1989 (goodreads says it was first published in 1991, but my book's copyright page clearly says 1989). Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Morris Gleitzman grew up in England and came to Australia when he was 16. He was a frozen chicken thawer, sugar mill rolling stock unhooker, fashion industry trainee, student, department store Santa, TV producer, newspaper columnist and freelance screen-writer. Then in 1985 he wrote a novel for young people. Now he's a children's author.

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