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Boy : tales of childhood
Title:
Boy : tales of childhood
Author:
ISBN:
9780142413814

9780613639224
Publication Information:
New York : Puffin Books, 2009.
Physical Description:
176 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
General Note (Repeatable):
Reprint. Originally published : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1984.
Contents:
Starting-point: Papa and Mama -- Kindergarten, 1922-3 -- Llandaff Cathedral School, 1923-5 (age 7-9): Bicycle and the sweet-shop -- Great mouse plot -- Mr. Coombes -- Mrs. Pratchett's revenge -- Going to Norway -- Magic Island -- Visit to the doctor -- St. Peter's, 1925-9 (age 9-13): First day -- Writing home -- Matron -- Homesickness -- Drive in the motor-car -- Captain Hardcastle -- Little Ellis and the boil -- Goat's tobacco -- Repton and Shell, 1929-36 (age 13-20): Getting dressed for the big school -- Boazers -- Headmaster -- Chocolates -- Corkers -- Fagging -- Games and photography -- Goodbye school.
Abstract:
Presents humorous anecdotes from the author's childhood which includes summer vacations in Norway and an English boarding school.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.0 6.0 9543.
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Format:
Book