Mr Majeika and the School Book Week By Humphrey Carpenter

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Mr Majeika and the School Book Week By (author) Humphrey Carpenter ISBN:9780140348347

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‘Oh dear,’ said Mr Majeika, ‘I seem to have made the spell too strong.’

Class Three has fun during Book Week, when famous storybook characters suddenly appear! But there’s trouble ahead with Wilhemina Worlock the witch at the school’s Olympic Sports Day…

Will Mr Majeika manage to magic up a solution?

Mr Majeika and the School Book Week By (author) Humphrey Carpenter ISBN:9780140348347

 

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Weight 74 g
Dimensions 6 × 129 × 198 mm
About the Author

Humphrey Carpenter worked at the BBC before becaming a full-time writer in 1975. He was the author of 14 of the well-loved Mr Majeika titles as well as two Shakespeare Without the Boring Bits titles for children. He was also the co-author, with his wife Mari Prichard, of The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature. He was an eminent figure in the world of adult literature and published award-winning biographies including, among others, those of J. R. R Tolkein, C. S. Lewis, W. H. Auden, Benjamin Britten and Spike Milligan. From 1994-1996 he directed the Cheltenham Festival of Literature and for many years he ran a young people's drama group, the Mushy Pea Theatre Company. He wrote plays for radio and theatre and was a regular contributor to the Guardian. Humphrey died in January 2005.

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