Mr. Majeika and the School Play by Humphrey Carpenter


Mr. Majeika and the School Play by Humphrey Carpenter

'I really am quite useless as a wizard.' But Class Three thinks Mr. Majeika is an excellent wizard, particularly when his spells go wrong! First Hamish Bigmore ends up on TV, then a real giant appears in the school play. And finally, Mr. Majeika gets the whole class lost on a magic carpet! There's always an adventure with Mr. Majeika around...


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About the Author

Humphrey Carpenter

Humphrey Carpenter (1946 – 2005) was born and educated in Oxford. He attended the Dragon School, before going to Keble College, where his father had been Warden for many years. He was well known as a writer and previously as a producer for the BBC. He published biographies of Tolkien, W.H. Auden, Benjamin Britten, Ezra Pound, Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury, C.S Lewis, and the Inklings (which won the Somerset Maugham Award). In 1984 his major study THE OXFORD COMPANION TO CHILDREN'S LITERATURE was published to great acclaim.

Humphrey wrote many children's books including the ever popular MR MAJEIKA series (published in Viking Kestrel and Puffin) and the TV adventures of Mr Majeika

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96 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

6th August 1992



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