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Mr Majeika and the School Play By Humphrey Carpenter

Mr Majeika and the School Play
by Humphrey Carpenter

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'I really am quite useless as a wizard.' But Class Three thinks Mr Majeika is an excellent wizard, particularly when his spells go wrong! First Hamish Bigmore ends up on TV, then a real giant appears in the school play. And finally, Mr Majeika gets the whole class lost on a magic carpet! There's always an adventure with Mr Majeika around.
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Mr Majeika and the School Play Summary


Mr Majeika and the School Play by Humphrey Carpenter

'I really am quite useless as a wizard.'

But Class Three thinks Mr Majeika is an excellent wizard, particularly when his spells go wrong! First Hamish Bigmore ends up on TV, then a real giant appears in the school play. And finally Mr Majeika gets the whole class lost on a magic carpet! There's always an adventure with Mr Majeika around...

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About Humphrey Carpenter


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.

Additional information

GOR000568870
Mr Majeika and the School Play by Humphrey Carpenter
Humphrey Carpenter
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1992-08-06
96
014034358X
9780140343588
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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