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The Little Village School: A Little Village School Novel (Book 1)

A Little Village School Novel

By Gervase Phinn

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First novel by bestselling author of the Dales series, Gervase Phinn. A warm, funny, moving and romantic tale of life in a village primary school when a new headmistress arrives...

She was wearing red shoes! With silver heels!

Elisabeth Devine causes quite a stir on her arrival in the village. No one can understand why the head of a big inner city school would want to come to sleepy little Barton-in-the-Dale, to a primary with more problems than school dinners. And that's not even counting the challenges the mysterious Elisabeth herself will face: a bitter former head teacher, a grumpy caretaker and a duplicitous chair of governors, to name but a few.

Then there's the gossip. After all, a woman who would wear red shoes to an interview is obviously capable of anything . . .

Warm, funny and poignant, Gervase Phinn's first novel for adults creates a fictional world that's as real as can be. It will delight all his fans, and win him many more.

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  • ISBN: 9781444705584
  • Publication date: 07 Jun 2012
  • Page count: 400
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Written with all the humour and warmth one has come to expect from this master storyteller. — Countryman
This heartwarming tale makes ideal holiday reading — News of the World
As Yorkshire's favourite school inspector turns to fiction you can enjoy memorable characters and turns of phrase. — Choice
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