Boy Overboard has ratings and reviews. Amy said: Maybe I’ve read this book at least a dozen times maybe my copy is coming unglued f. Written by Morris Gleitzman, Audiobook narrated by Morris Gleitzman. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today! First time visiting Audible? Get this. : Boy Overboard (): Morris Gleitzman: Books.

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Morgis though its a short book, I was constantly entertained and interested. Account Options Sign in. There are some concepts in the book that would not be appropriate for most primary aged kids, but could be skipped without destroying context in the story ie the taking of girls and the implied reasons.

I usually like stories about refugees but this one is no good. Sometimes, to save the people you love, you have to go overboard.

Boy Overboard

I would recommend the book for children, and teens because before you read the book you should know about extremism governments like, in this story the Taliban is the governor in Afghanistan. Jamal is too adult-like I absolutely despise how Oferboard is a kid stereotype and then becomes and adult!


Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman. Almost as big as Gleitzmaan and Dad running illegal school at home. Definitely holding onto it so I can pass it on to the younger people in my family. The book is abo I decided to read this book.

A story of hope, ball control, and an incredible journey.

Again because of my intermediate friends. May 21, Watermelon Daisy rated it it was ok. Trivia About Boy Overboard. No commas, just short sentences.

One thing that was interesting is that in this one part in the book. Publisher’s Summary Jamal and Bibi have a dream.

Jamal and his sister Bibi love playing soccer. I honestly thought it was extremely boring. Get access to the Member Daily Deal. To lead Australia to football glory in the next World Cup. Aug 03, Irad rated it really liked it. A fantastic book that has been so relevant for Australian audiences ever since it was published. Then he had a wonderful experience. This is just down right unacceptable.

This book was written to express sympathy for the people that have f Boy Overboard, written by Morris Gleitzman and published by Penguin, is not a bestseller – thank God – and was not made into a film. Morris Gleitzman Narrated by: Every minute I spent reading this book, I could not stop complaining about it.


Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman – Penguin Books Australia

However, the writing style just ruined it all. He was appointed the Australian Children? An interesting story from the PoV of an Afghani refugee to Australia. While the writing style didn’t blow me away but I could imagine younger readers appreciating the short sentences and straight forward stylethe plot did.

In my opinion, he is very much money motivated and continues to write books just for the benefit of his bank account. Open Preview See a Problem? Jamal is too dumb Whilst Jamal acts like an adult, he is also incredibly stupid – another kid stereotype.