DOWN WITH SKOOL! A Guide to School Life for Tiny Pupils and Their Parents

By: Willans, Geoffrey

Price: $19.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


106pp. B/white sketch-art front endpapers, and like, intext quirky illustrations by Ronald Searle (b.1920-d.2011). Book clean. Spine firm, but mildly canted. Bright gilt title and decorations. Black boards minimally bumped on foredge corners, else very good. An original seller's sticker affixed to verso of front free endpaper, else textblock mildly tanned, and flecked on head. Illustrated (Ronald Searle), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn, and sun-darkened on spine and foredge folds. Somewhat assisted by Geoffrey Willans (and Ronald Searle), Nigel Molesworth (of St. Custards) "reveals in masterly prose (and wicked spelling) the full lowdown on skools, swots, snekes, swankpots, head beaks, foopball, dirty roters, masters, kanes, parents, skool plays, lessons (and how to avoid them), skool food, exam. papers, botany walks, lat., geom., wizard wheezes, weeds and various other chizzes - in fact, THE LOT." Contents include: Prelims. O.K. Come In. St. Custard's by The Camera Club. 7 chapters. Curtain Speech. Book weight approx. 235g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post as a small parcel.

Title: DOWN WITH SKOOL! A Guide to School Life for Tiny Pupils and Their Parents

Author Name: Willans, Geoffrey

Illustrator: Ronald Searle

Categories: Young Adults, Juvenile Fiction,

Edition: 6th Impression

Publisher: London, Max Parrish: 1955

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good+

Size: 8vo - (approx. 20cm x 14cm)

Seller ID: 013787

Keywords: Young Adult Fiction, Nigel Molesworth (Fictional character), St. Custard's School, Willans, (Herbert) Geoffrey (1911-1958). Searle, Ronald William Fordham (1920-2011)