By (author) Jack Sheffield
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Teacher, Teacher! by Jack Sheffield
Book DescriptionIt's 1977 and Jack Sheffield is appointed headmaster of a small village primary school in North Yorkshire. So begins Jack's eventful journey through the school year and his attempts to overcome the many problems that face him as a young and inexperienced headmaster. The many colourful chapters include Ruby the 20 stone caretaker with an acute spelling problem, a secretary who worships Margaret Thatcher, a villager who grows giant carrots, a barmaid/parent who requests sex lessons, and a five-year-old boy whose language is colourful in the extreme. And then there's also beautiful, bright Beth Henderson, who is irresistibly attractive to the young headmaster...Warm, funny and nostalgic, "Teacher, Teacher" is a delightful read that is guaranteed to make you feel better, whatever kind of day you've had.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780552155281
(198mm x 127mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Corgi Books
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 7-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jack Sheffield
Happiest Days, Paperback (January 2017)
It's 1986 and Jack Sheffield returns to Ragley village school for his tenth roller-coaster year as headteacher. And at Ragley-on-the-Forest School, a year of surprises is in store. Ruby the Caretaker find happiness at last, Vera the Secretary makes an important decision, a new teacher is appointed and a disaster threatens the school.
Star Teacher, Paperback (July 2016)
It's 1985, and as Jack returns for another year as headteacher at Ragley village school, some changes are in store. It's the year of Halley's Comet, Band Aid, Trivial Pursuit, Dynasty shoulder pads, Roland Rat and Microsoft Windows. Meanwhile, Jack has to battle with some rising stars of the teaching profession to save his job and his school...
Silent Night, Paperback (November 2014)
1984 - and it's an important time for the children of Ragley-on-the Forest school... Their school choir is to sing a carol in a church in York, and is actually going to be on television! Helping to keep his excited children, not to mention their parents, under control during these momentous events taxes Jack and his staff to the limit.
School's Out!, Paperback (September 2013)» View all books by Jack Sheffield
As the new school year begins, Jack Sheffield prepares for an eventful year than usual. A teacher is appointed, and before long tongues start to wag. Meanwhile, five-year old Madona Fazackerly makes her mark in an unexpected way, life changes dramatically for Ruby the caretaker and, in village Coffee Shop, Dorothy Humpleby plans a dirty weekend.
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Author Biography - Jack Sheffield
Jack Sheffield was born in 1945 and grew up in the tough environment of Gipton Estate, in North East Leeds. After a job as a 'pitch boy', repairing roofs, he became a Corona Pop Man before going to St John's College, York, and training to be a teacher. In the late 70s and 80s, he was a headteacher of two schools in North Yorkshire before becoming Senior Lecturer in primary education at Bretton Hall near Wakefield. It was at this time he began to record his many amusing stories of village life. He lives in York and Hampshire. Visit his website at www.jacksheffield.com.
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