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Please Sir! by Jack Sheffield
  

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Please Sir! by Jack Sheffield

A NEW YEAR AT RAGLEY-ON-THE-FOREST SCHOOL... It's 1981, the time of Adam and the Ants, Rubik's Cube, the Sony Walkman and the Falklands War, as head teacher Jack Sheffield returns to Ragley-on-the-Forest School for another rollercoaster year. Vera, the ever-efficient chool secretary, has to grapple with a new-fangled computer - and enjoys a royal occasion - while Ruby the caretaker rediscovers romance with a Butlin's Redcoat. And for Jack, wedding bells are in the air. But the unexpected is just round the corner...

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...the charming Teacher series... Sheffield has an engaging writing style and is adept at bringing his characters to life * Liverpool Daily Post *


About the Author

Jack Sheffield

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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Publication date

1st September 2011

Author

Jack Sheffield

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Author's Website

www.jacksheffield.com/

Publisher

Corgi Books an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
336 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780552162203

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