When I Were a School Lad... by Andrew Davies

When I Were a School Lad... by Andrew Davies

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Ah, the past. A time when children could roll in the street, when boys were allowed to play cowboys and indians, and when school dinners were made from some of the hardest substances known to man.

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* The WIWAL series - as seen on TV. * Photos from a time when it was fun to play with a tangerine box and not an X-box. * Includes a section on 'fun at the seaside' sampling the very best that Clacton, Skegness and Filey had to offer. * Reet grand and gradely from cover to cover. Ah, the past. A time when children could roll in the street, when boys were allowed to play cowboys and indians, and when school dinners were made from some of the hardest substances known to man. When I Were a School Lad...straps on its rose-tinted (National Health) spectacles once more and ventures back into the simpler childhoods of the 40s, 50s and 60s, a time when a "4X4" was a piece of wood, when dinner ladies all looked like Les Dawson and when school teachers were feared. Building on the success of the original book, WIWASL mines the rich vein of nostalgia created by archive photos of children at school. This time round, there are less images of children in peril and more of them indulging in the exotic pastimes of the day, such as stamp collecting, scrumping and mending their pedal car.

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SKU GOR002351586
Title When I Were a School Lad...
Author By (author) Andrew Davies
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pavilion Books
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 144
ISBN 10 1907554149
ISBN 13 9781907554148
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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* The WIWAL series - as seen on TV. * Photos from a time when it was fun to play with a tangerine box and not an X-box. * Includes a section on 'fun at the seaside' sampling the very best that Clacton, Skegness and Filey had to offer. * Reet grand and gradely from cover to cover. Ah, the past. A time when children could roll in the street, when boys were allowed to play cowboys and indians, and when school dinners were made from some of the hardest substances known to man. When I Were a School Lad...straps on its rose-tinted (National Health) spectacles once more and ventures back into the simpler childhoods of the 40s, 50s and 60s, a time when a "4X4" was a piece of wood, when dinner ladies all looked like Les Dawson and when school teachers were feared. Building on the success of the original book, WIWASL mines the rich vein of nostalgia created by archive photos of children at school. This time round, there are less images of children in peril and more of them indulging in the exotic pastimes of the day, such as stamp collecting, scrumping and mending their pedal car.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002351586
Title When I Were a School Lad...
Author By (author) Andrew Davies
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pavilion Books
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 144
ISBN 10 1907554149
ISBN 13 9781907554148
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No