More amazing adventures with Mr Majeika, the ex-wizard, turned teacher, and his class at St Barty's School. This time there's a trip down a magic river, a battle to save St Barty's from the wrecking ball, and work experience for Class Three.
Humphrey Carpenter wrote for both adults and children. His adult titles include THE OXFORD COMPANION TO CHILDREN'S LITERATURE and many acclaimed biographies; his subjects include Tolkein, Auden and Benjamin Britten. He also contributed regularly to radio and TV programmes on matters related to children's literature.