Class 3 are sure that something is very wrong when Mr Majeika leaves school without saying goodbye. When they find a message from him saying he's been arrested by the Silly Crime Squad, they are determined to rescue him. To do this they must outwit Hamish Bigmore and Mr Majeika's old enemy, Wilhelmina Worlock. They succeed and Wilhelmina is punished with a 'spell' on earth as a Supply Teacher!
This is Book 1 in the Mr Majeika Series. See all Mr Majeika books here.
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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.More about Humphrey Carpenter