The Heart of the Dales by Gervase Phinn
Escape to the country with Gervase Phinn's heartwarming tales of life as a school inspector in Yorkshire
'Gervase Phinn's memoirs have made him a hero in school staff-rooms' Daily Telegraph
His colourful cast of characters have become firm favourites: the mostly mad staff at County Hall, as well as the children themselves, who find ways of embarrassing the school inspectors with innocent ease.
In The Heart of the Dales, we reconvene with Christine Bentley, head teacher of Winnery Nook School and now Gervase's wife and mother of their son, the well-named Mrs Savage and not forgetting the Queen of Clean - Connie.
Gervase Phinn has an extraordinary talent to entertain, and the latest instalment to the Dale Series is heart-warming, wry and will make you laugh out loud.