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It was a big experiment making Grizel Head Girl. Though she hated to do anything and fail, Grizel didn't like the sound of the school motto - "school first, self last". However, there are plenty of opportunities to test her when there is a kidnapping and a difficult new pupil.
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Elinor Brent-Dyer was born in 1894 in South Shields on Tyneside. At the age of eighteen she began a career in teaching which culminated when she founded The Margaret Roper School in Hereford. She was headmistress at the school from 1938-1948, during which time she wrote and published 14 books. She continued to write up until her death in 1969.
Elinor Brent-Dyer wrote fifty-nine Chalet School titles, creating a well loved series with a legion of dedicated fans.From the Back Cover:
THE SCHOOL WITH A DIFFERENCE
It was a big experiment making the strong willed Grizel head girl, and there are plenty of dramas in store to test her. A hot-headed prefect sets out to disgrace her, a sightseeing trip ends in disaster, Robin is kidnapped and Cornelia, the new American pupil, seems determined to upset everyone.
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