The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler

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ISBN 9780571313914 Format Paperback
9780571313914
Paperback
Published 01/01/2015 Length 160 pages
160

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Tyke Tiler and Danny Price are best friends, much to the despair of the headmaster of Cricklepit Combined School - because wherever the pair go, trouble is never far behind. Stolen money, a sheep's skeleton, fights in class ... And somehow it's always trouble that Tyke has to sort out.

Can Tyke help the hapless Danny stay out of trouble for their last term? And what final surprise does Tyke have in store?

Mischief and surprises abound in this hilariously funny classic story from award-winning author Gene Kemp.

Tyke Tiler and Danny Price are best friends, much to the despair of the headmaster of Cricklepit Combined School - because wherever the pair go, trouble is never far behind. Stolen money, a sheep's skeleton, fights in class ... And somehow it's always trouble that Tyke has to sort out. Can Tyke help the hapless Danny stay out of trouble for their last term? And what final surprise does Tyke have in store? Mischief and surprises abound in this hilariously funny classic story from award-winning author Gene Kemp.
  • About Gene Kemp

    Gene Kemp has established herself as one of the most inventive and imaginative of British children's writers. She was born in 1926 and grew up in Staffordshire. After studying at Exeter University she taught, married and had three children. She is best-known for her Cricklepit School stories, including The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler, a winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Children's Rights Award, Charlie Lewis Plays for Time, which was runner-up for the Whitbread Award in 1985, and Just Ferret, which was a runner-up for the Smarties Award in 1990. In addition, she has written The Clock Tower Ghost, Jason Bodger and the Priory Ghost (short stories) and a poetry anthology. She also writes for TV and radio. In 1984 she was awarded an honorary degree for her books, which have been translated into numerous languages. She lives in Devon.

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