Prehistoric clodpoll! ‘What did you want to go and make a frantic bish like that for’ Rule number nine million and forty-seven: Any boy beetling into class with twelve slippery raw fish shall hereby be liable to be detained during Mr Wilkins’ pleasure.? Jennings turns journalist when he receives a printing kit for his birthday, and dubs himself Editor of the Form Three Times. Enlisting faithful Darbi as his assistant hack, Jennings sets off to the cove, where a French fishing vessel is moored, for their first story. But when their dreadful French ends in the unwelcome gift of a parcel of raw fish, the worse place they could hide it is in Mr Wilkins chimney! Frantic hoo-hah! Teething troubles fail to deter the tenacious Jennings, and his next scoop involves digging into Mr Wilkins past – what will he uncover this time? Super-wacko wheeze!
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Born in 1912, Anthony Buckeridge was sent to boarding school in Sussex at the age of eight. He went on to university before working as a tutor in a preparatory school and later became a fireman during the Second World War. Buckeridge was the first writer to use prep schools as a setting for his stories and, as such, is the creator of the infamous Jennings. His 'Jennings' titles have sold over six million books worldwide
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Book Description UK: Collins, 1957. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good-. Hbk in d/w; Vg-/P; Quite a nice copy of this book without any handwriting inside; d/w has about half the front missing! ; Jennings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 91581
Book Description UK: Collins, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good+. Hbk; no d/w; G++; ; Jennings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 34083
Book Description UK: Collins, 1956, 1956. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Hbk; early reprint Vg, neat presentation plate on fep, nice bright red boards; Jennings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 32035
Book Description UK: Collins, 1953. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Hbk in d/w; Vg/G-; approx 2 inches missing from base of spine, extending onto front cover, so that largeish piece is missing from base in the corner, although most of the picture is present, some small loss on back panel, but picture is virtually intact, and very bright, chipping to top of spine, price-clipped; Jennings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 18139