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Humphrey Carpenter

Humphrey Carpenter

  • 4 stars across 18 books
Humphrey Carpenter wrote for both adults and children. His adult titles include THE OXFORD COMPANION TO CHILDREN'S LITERATURE and many acclaimed biographies; his subjects include Tolkein, Auden and Benjamin Britten. He also contributed regularly to radio and TV programmes on matters related to children's literature.
30th August 2007

Mr Majeika

As a rule, magic carpets don't turn up in schools, but this is exactly what happens when Class Three's new teacher fli... MoreMr Majeika

(9 reviews) Review
5th October 1995

Mr Majeika and the Ghost Train

Mr Majeika is the most magical teacher around!'Do be careful, Mr Majeika, there might be real ghosts in there.'When Clas... MoreMr Majeika and the Ghost Train

(4 reviews) Review
5th August 1993

Mr Majeika and the School Book Week

'Oh dear,' said Mr Majeika, 'I seem to have made the spell too strong.'Class Three has fun during Book Week, when famous... MoreMr Majeika and the School Book Week

(3 reviews) Review
4th September 2003

Mr Majeika and the Lost Spell Book

A super magical story featuring Mr Majeika, the popular wizard turned teacher!Fun and magic combine as usual in this new... MoreMr Majeika and the Lost Spell Book

(3 reviews) Review
7th June 2001

Mr Majeika on the Internet

Class Three has got a new computer and while exploring it, Mr Majeika manages to get the whole class trapped in the scho... MoreMr Majeika on the Internet

(3 reviews) Review
30th July 1998

Mr Majeika Vanishes

Class 3 are sure that something is very wrong when Mr Majeika leaves school without saying goodbye. When they find a mes... MoreMr Majeika Vanishes

(2 reviews) Review
29th April 1999

Mr Majeika and the School Trip

More amazing adventures with Mr Majeika, the ex-wizard, turned teacher, and his class at St Barty's School. This time th... MoreMr Majeika and the School Trip

(2 reviews) Review
29th October 1987

Mr Majeika and the Music Teacher

'Music teacher? What music teacher?'The sudden arrival of a new music teacher throws St barty's School into confusion. M... MoreMr Majeika and the Music Teacher

(1 review) Review
6th August 1992

Mr Majeika and the School Play

'I really am quite useless as a wizard.'But Class Three thinks Mr Majeika is an excellent wizard, particularly when his ... MoreMr Majeika and the School Play

(1 review) Review
2nd August 1990

Mr Majeika and the Dinner Lady

Mr Majeika is the most magical teacher around!Sometimes, ' whispered Jody. 'I think school dinners would be alright if i... MoreMr Majeika and the Dinner Lady

(1 review) Review
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