My Kind of School Stories in a Class of Their Own by Tony Bradman


My Kind of School Stories in a Class of Their Own by Tony Bradman

A sparkling collection of stories from a mix of well-known, prize-winning authors, including Alan Gibbons, Sophie McKenzie and Julia Green, and some bright new names. My Kind of School looks at what it is like to be a child in today's primary schools. A play with a difference, a school trip, and how it feels to be the new kid - a whole range of experiences are brought to life. These are stories that are in a class of their own.

About the Author

Tony Bradman

Tony Bradman was born in 1954 (not during the Jurassic era, as his children have been known to claim). He went to school in London, and then Cambridge University. After university he worked in the music press, then became Deputy Editor of Parents magazine, and began reviewing children’s books. He had his first book for children published in 1985 and became a full-time author in 1987.

Tony loves films and popular culture. He lives in Beckenham, Kent with his wife Sally and their three children Emma, Helen and Thomas and Rufus the cat.


If you were a Viking warrior, what would your name be? And what about your battle cry?

Which of the places in the book would you most like to visit: Russia, Norway or Constantinople? Why?

If you were a Viking warrior, and could have any person from history/film/books in your gang – who would you choose? And Why? What would the gang be called?

I’d pick all the great Viking warriors – Harald Hardnut, Erik Bloodaxe, the Godwin brothers Tostig and Harold, maybe Thor the Norse God, Beowulf, Aragorn, Gimli, Legolas, Boromir and Faramir from Lord of the Rings and loads of others. What would we be called? Why The Cool Vikings, of course!

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144 pages


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Publication date

1st August 2009



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