The third brilliantly funny and warm-hearted novel in the Little Village School series from bestselling author Gervase Phinn. Very Good. Qty: Add to cart. The third Little Village School novel Summer has arrived in Barton-in-the-Dale and as a new term begins at the little primary school, it's not just the warm weather that's getting people hot under the collar.
There's plenty to gossip about this term. Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth. Free delivery in the UK Read more here. Every used book bought is one saved from landfill. Packed with delightful and authentic characters, juicy gossip, precarious romance and good old-fashioned village drama, this is a warm-hearted and hilarious account of a struggling school in a small community.
Dr Gervase Phinn is a teacher, freelance lecturer, author, poet, educational consultant and visiting professor of education. For fourteen years he taught in a range of schools, then acted as General Adviser for Language Development in Rotherham before moving on to North Yorkshire, where he spent ten years as a school inspector - time that has provided much source material for his books.
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The Little Village School (Little Village School, book 1) by Gervase Phinn
I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the university at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. My name is Kvothe. You may have heard of me. Why can some birds sleep with only half of their brain? What really happens during REM sleep? Why do our sleep patterns change across a lifetime?
Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, health and longevity. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep or what good it serves or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when it is absent.
In this book, neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker charts 20 years of cutting-edge research. Welcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for That is when their adventures are just beginning When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself at Lord Funt Hospital and is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter.
Things go from bad to worse when he meets the wicked matron in charge of the children's ward But Tom is about to embark on the most thrilling journey of a lifetime! Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power - the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring - the ring that rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. Her attention to detail, her literary background, and her performance in the feature film version of the novel provide the perfect foundation from which to convey the story of Elizabeth Bennet, her four sisters, and the inimitable Mr.
Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive - but not how to live. Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend. Eleanor Oliphant is happy.
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Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled life. Except, sometimes, everything. One simple act of kindness is about to shatter the walls Eleanor has built around herself. Now she must learn how to navigate the world In a nameless city, two ruthless rival criminal gangs, one Albanian, the other Ukrainian, are competing for control. Reacher is trained to notice things. Another passenger is watching too As the mugger makes his move, Reacher steps in Brought to you by Penguin. Every slave plantation is a house of spies and intrigue. No slave walks a straight line or has a single story - deep within their hearts is betrayal and insurrection.
But against whom? Hiram Walker is a man with a gift and a curse. He was born between worlds: his father a white plantation master, his mother a black slave. Why should a highly successful head teacher of an inner-city primary school move to a small rural school in the Yorkshire Dales to face so many challenges?
There are the declining number of pupils and the poor state of the building for a start and then there are the disparaging former head teacher, the gloomy caretaker and the am Elisabeth Devine is something of a mystery. There are the declining number of pupils and the poor state of the building for a start and then there are the disparaging former head teacher, the gloomy caretaker and the amorous chair of governors to contend with.
Those in the village are intrigued by the appearance of the new young and attractive head teacher and gossip is rife.
Gervase Phinn's novel is peopled with his usual cast of colorful characters, comic situations, and, of course, the delightful and sometimes taxing children. Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages. More Details Little Village School 1. Other Editions 3. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about The Little Village School , please sign up.
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