One of the classic Happy Families stories written by Allan Ahlberg and illustrated by Faith Jaques.
Mr Tick loves teaching his six children at their little school. But then they hear news that all small schools must close, so Mr Tick starts teaching some rather unusual lessons - in how to trick stern school inspectors.
Based on the classic 'Happy Families' card game, this highly entertaining series is ideal for reading and sharing at home or at school. It is guided by the Education Adviser, Brian Thompson, and written by the award-winning author, Allan Ahlberg.
'The best thing to happen to beginner readers since Dr Seuss' Children's Rights Workshop.
This is Book 17 in the Happy Families Series. See all Happy Families books here.
See More General fiction
Allan Ahlberg Biography
Allan Ahlberg was born on 5th June 1938 in Croydon. Allan and his wife, Janet Ahlberg, worked together for 20 years creating many children's books, including picture books, before Janet passed away in 1994. Allan wrote the stories while Janet illustrated them.
Allan has published over 100 children's books and has won awar