In 'Mr Majeika', he behaves just like any ordinary teacher if he wants to, but something has to be done about Hamish Bigmore, the class nuisance, and so he uses a little magic to turn him into a frog. In 'Mr Majeika and the Lost Spell Book', The pupils are not impressed when their headteacher imposes strict rules of behaviour for Halloween. Mr Majeika uses a little magic to make the evening memorable.
This book is part of a book series called Kestrel Kites .
There are 96 pages in this book. This book was published 1988 by Penguin Books Ltd .
Frank Rodgers has written and illustrated over sixty books for children. His most recent work is a swashbuckling Pirate Penguin series. Humphrey Carpenter wrote for both adults and children. His adult titles include THE OXFORD COMPANION TO CHILDREN'S LITERATURE and an acclaimed biography of Tolkein. He also contributed regularly to radio and TV on matters relating to children's literature.
This book contains the following story:
As a rule, magic carpets don't turn up in schools, but this is exactly what happens when Class Three's new teacher flies in through the classroom window and lands on the floor with a bump. Mr Majeika can behave just like any ordinary teacher if he wants to, but something has to be done about Hamish Bigmore, the class nuisance, and so he uses a little magic to turn him into a frog. And to everyone's delight it looks as if Hamish will have to remain a frog because Mr Majeika can't remember the spell to turn him back again! With Mr Majeika in charge, suddenly life at school become much more exciting - there's even a magic-carpet ride to Buckingham Palace!
This book features the following character:
This book features the character Mr Majeika.