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The Heart Of The Dales Volume 5
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  • Published: 29 September 2008
  • ISBN: 9780141902142
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

The Heart Of The Dales Volume 5


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Gervase Phinn is back with his tales of life as a schools inspector in Yorkshire.



His colourful cast of characters have now become firm favourites - the mostly mad staff at County Hall as well as the children themselves who find ways of embarrassing the school inspectors with innocent ease. We reconvene with Christine Bentley, head teacher of Winnery Nook School and now Gervase's wife and mother of their son, the well-named Mrs Savage and not forgetting the Queen of Clean - Connie.



Gervase Phinn has an extraordinary talent to entertain, and the latest instalment to the Dale Series is heart-warming, wry and will make you laugh out loud.
%%%Gervase Phinn is back with his tales of life as a schools inspector in Yorkshire.
His colourful cast of characters have now become firm favourites - the mostly mad staff at County Hall as well as the children themselves who find ways of embarrassing the school inspectors with innocent ease. We reconvene with Christine Bentley, head teacher of Winnery Nook School and now Gervase's wife and mother of their son, the well-named Mrs Savage and not forgetting the Queen of Clean - Connie.
Gervase Phinn has an extraordinary talent to entertain, and the latest instalment to the Dale Series is heart-warming, wry and will make you laugh out loud.

  • Pub date: 29 September 2008
  • ISBN: 9780141902142
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

About the Author

Gervase Phinn

Gervase Phinn is a bestselling author and poet, teacher, freelance lecturer, educational consultant, school inspector, visiting professor of education and, last but by no means least, father of four. The majority of his time is spent in schools with teachers and children. He is best known for his autobiographical accounts of his time as a school inspector in the Yorkshire Dales, which have been likened to James Herriot's books.

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