‘It’s the boys in Form Three who are the real problem – and Jennings in particular’. What starts with an innocent game of cricket leads to a whole new batch of adventures for Jennings and Darbishire. Climbing onto the school roof to recover a ball, they find themselves stuck and, fearing a night in the cold, they break into an attic. When Mr Wilkins discovers Jennings stuck in his sleeping bag and resembling an Egyptian mummy, he cannot believe his eyes and demands that the tomfoolery cease. Then Jennings wins a pig at a parish fete, and unable to find a more suitable owner, he decides to hide it in the school potting-shed… ‘jumbo-jet of a hoo-hah’
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A story from the school adventures of Jennings and his friend Darbishire who move from one scrape to another with the irascible teacher, Mr Wilkins, designed for children aged 8 years and upwards.About the Author:
A generation ago, Anthony Buckeridge was the equivalent of J K Rowling. His schoolboy hero, Jennings, was as much the talk of ten-year-olds as Harry Potter is now. Anthony Buckeridge was a headmaster and worked in the Fire Service during the war before becoming a full-time writer. Jennings featured in stories he used to tell his pupils.
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Book Description Collins, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. Darkened tan to the page edges. Minor Shelfwear. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0006241680
Book Description COLLINS, 1972. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP84523240
Book Description Collins, 1972. Hardback. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Pictorial cover very lightly shelfworn, unevenly faded; pages tanned, owner's name and address twice (once on half title page, other on back of title page), also ticked books on list on p9. Quite a nice copy with an excruciatingly awful cover photo. Bookseller Inventory # 13100917-105
Book Description Collins, London, United Kingdom, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 2nd Edition. Revised edition, first printing, 1972. No jacket as issued. Pictorial boards are near fine with a hint of fading to spine. The binding is tight and book is square and true. Pages are tanned (due to quality of paper used). Occasional very small mark/scratch to page edges, tops and bottoms (nothing much). No other faults. All books described honestly and accurately. Paypal accepted. Bookseller Inventory # 002215
Book Description London, Collins, . 1972, 1972. Revised Edition., Revised Edition.. 192 pp. Original cloth cover illustrated in colours, yellow spine with white lettering. Very Good +. Revised Edition. N° 17 in 'The Jennings Books' series. A clean and tight copy with no inscriptions. Paper yellowing slightly. Scan available. , format : Format : 12.5 x 18.7. Anglais GB English. Bookseller Inventory # 6088