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Humphrey Carpenter

  • 5 stars across 17 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.
    4th September 2003

    Mr Majeika and the Lost Spell Book

    Fun and magic combine as usual in this new Mr Majeika story. The pupils in Class 3 at St Barty's School are not impresse... More

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    5th October 1995

    Mr Majeika and the Ghost Train

    'Do be careful, Mr Majeika, there might be real ghosts in there.' When Class Three and Mr Majeika get on board ... More

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    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, w... More

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    29th April 1993

    Mr Majeika and the School Inspector

    'Use of magic by teacher strictly forbidden.' Poor Mr Majeika goes to the bottom of the class when the school i... More

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    2nd January 2014

    Mr Majeika and Mr Majeika and the Lost Spell Book bind-up

    Two books in one for those avid readers where one Mr Majeika adventure is just not enough! Mr Majeika: Mr Maje... More

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    27th October 1988

    Mr Majeika and the Haunted Hotel

    'Oh, don't be cowards,' said Jody. 'I'm sure it's perfectly safe.' Mysteriously stranded in the fog at night. M... More

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