Mr. Majeika and the Dinner Lady by Humphrey Carpenter

Mr. Majeika and the Dinner Lady

Humphrey Carpenter
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  • ISBN
    9780140327625 / 0140327622
  • Title Mr. Majeika and the Dinner Lady
  • Author Humphrey Carpenter
  • Category School Stories (children's/ya)
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 1990
  • Pages 96
  • Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
  • Imprint Puffin Books
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 129mm x 198mm x 6mm

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Mrs Chipchase, the nasty dinner lady, makes lunch hour at St Barty's really unpleasant. That is, for everyone but her 'favourite friend', Hamish Bigmore. Up to his usual tricks, Hamish is allowed to eat chocolate instead of ghastly school dinners! Mr Majeika decides it's time to sort out the menu.

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'Sometimes,' whispered Jody. 'I think school dinners would be alright if it wasn't for her.' Mrs. Chipchase, the nasty dinner lady, makes lunch hour at St. Barty's really unpleasant. That is, for everyone but her 'favourite friend', Hamish Bigmore. Up to his usual tricks, Hamish is allowed to eat chocolate instead of ghastly school dinners! Mr. Majeika decides it's time to sort out the menu...

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Author Biography

Humphrey Carpenter worked at the BBC before becaming a full-time writer in 1975. He was the author of 14 of the well-loved Mr Majeika titles as well as two Shakespeare Without the Boring Bits titles for children. He was also the co-author, with his wife Mari Prichard, of The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature. He was an eminent figure in the world of adult literature and published award-winning biographies including, among others, those of J. R. R Tolkein, C. S. Lewis, W. H. Auden, Benjamin Britten and Spike Milligan. From 1994-1996 he directed the Cheltenham Festival of Literature and for many years he ran a young people's drama group, the Mushy Pea Theatre Company. He wrote plays for radio and theatre and was a regular contributor to the Guardian. Humphrey passed away in January 2005.

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