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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.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Jack Sheffield

Silent Night by Jack Sheffield
Silent Night
Jack Sheffield
The eighth in Sheffield’s series based on his own adventures as headmaster in a rural Yorkshire primary school. As ever the book is filled with funny stories inspired by Jack’s colleagues and, of course, his young charges and their parents....
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2014
School's Out! by Jack Sheffield
School's Out!
Jack Sheffield
A series of life in and around a village school which you really should start at the beginning to fully enjoy. We are now in 1983. Sheffield writes with great warmth and skill, humour and love but it’s the passages...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
Mister Teacher by Jack Sheffield
Mister Teacher
Jack Sheffield
This is Jack Sheffield’s second novel after, ‘Teacher, Teacher!’, revolving around the head-teacher of a village school in Yorkshire. There are lots of great characters and stories along the way in this gentle, humorous, touching series. It will give...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2008

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