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Fresh from the Country: Miss Read
     

Fresh from the Country: Miss Read

by Miss Read, John S. Goodall (Illustrator), J. S. Goodall (Illustrator)
 
Miss Read, in this humorous and charming story draws us magically into the world of the primary school. Anna Lacey, a young country girl, is given her first job in Greater London, and as she learns to cope with the challenges of her new life, we share with her the delights and pleasures of teaching "those dear, develish, delicious, disarming, infuriating and

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Miss Read, in this humorous and charming story draws us magically into the world of the primary school. Anna Lacey, a young country girl, is given her first job in Greater London, and as she learns to cope with the challenges of her new life, we share with her the delights and pleasures of teaching "those dear, develish, delicious, disarming, infuriating and exhausting creatures" who are her young pupils.

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New York Herald Tribune
"...gives the reader the pleasure of recognition. This is the expected Miss Read, displaying one of her real gifts."
New York Times Book Review
"...simple, buoyant and old-fashioned..."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897334174
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1995
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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