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The Virgin Mary's Got Nits A Christmas Anthology by Gervase Phinn
  

The Virgin Mary's Got Nits A Christmas Anthology

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An anthology of Christmas poetry and prose, at times touching, and often very funny, a nostalgic view of Children and their love of Christmas.

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Who is Sue Baker

The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. In his many years as a teacher and School Inspector in the Yorkshire Dales, Gervase Phinn has amassed a wealth of hilarious anecdotes about teachers, pupils, and parents. The Christmas Nativity Play is a rich source of humour, what with kings eating the sweets decorating their crowns, and Mary shouting at an enthusiastic drummer to ‘shurrup Darren! I’m trying to gerrim off to sleep!’ Amid the Christmas anecdotes are poems and other tales displaying that characteristically dry Yorkshire sense of humour.
~ Fiona Lafferty

Synopsis

The Virgin Mary's Got Nits A Christmas Anthology by Gervase Phinn

A touching and hilarious gift book of poetry and prose on the subject of children and Christmas from the Yorkshire school inspector and bestselling author of the Dales series and Little Village School series.

About the Author

Gervase Phinn

Gervase Phinn taught in a range of schools for fourteen years until, in 1984, he became General Adviser for Language Development in Rotherham. Four years later he was appointed Senior General Inspector for English and Drama with North Yorkshire County Council and was subsequently made Principal Adviser for the county. He is now a freelance lecturer and adviser, and Visiting Professor of Education at the University of Teesside.

He has lectured widely in this country and has published many articles on the use of English in education. He has published collections of his own plays and stories and has contributed to several anthologies; his own anthology of poems, Classroom Creatures, has also been published.


Gervase Phinn is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is widely sought after as a speaker and recently was an immediate star on Esther Rantzen's television show, Esther, appearing a second time due to public demand. He is married with four children and lives in a village just outside Doncaster.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st November 2014

Author

Gervase Phinn

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www.gervase-phinn.com

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Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Hardback
224 pages

Categories

Humour
Gift books

ISBN

9781444779387

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