The Virgin Mary's Got Nits A Christmas Anthology

by Gervase Phinn

Humorous and Funny Books

The Virgin Mary's Got Nits A Christmas Anthology Synopsis

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.

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.

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ISBN: 9781444779387
Publication date: 06/11/2014
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781444779387
Publication date: 6th November 2014
Author: Gervase Phinn
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 224 pages
Genres: Humour,
Categories: Humour, Gift books,

About 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 ...

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