Pete's negative attitude toward college is not improved when he accidentally breaks the dean's glasses on the first day, but opportunities for self-expression in composition class and with friends gradually give him a new view of his own worth.
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Gene Kemp has established herself as one of the most inventive and imaginative of British children's writers. She was born in 1926 and grew up in Staffordshire. After studying at Exeter University she taught, married and had three children. She is best-known for her Cricklepit School stories, including The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler, a winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Children's Rights Award, Charlie Lewis Plays for Time, which was runner-up for the Whitbread Award in 1985, and Just Ferret, which was a runner-up for the Smarties Award in 1990. In addition, she has written The Clock Tower Ghost, Jason Bodger and the Priory Ghost (short stories) and a poetry anthology. She also writes for TV and radio. In 1984 she was awarded an honorary degree for her books, which have been translated into numerous languages. She lives in Devon.
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Book Description Puffin Books 1985 Paperback, 1985. Book Condition: Fair. Pete's negative attitude toward college is not improved when he accidentally breaks the dean's glasses on the first day, but opportunities for self-expression in composition class and with friends gradually give him a new view of his own worth. Ex Lib 1 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 580892