The hilarious and barely credible (but very true) reminiscences of a retired deputy headmaster. Illustrated with 30 cartoons.
Over his years working in state and public schools across Britain, David Franklin kept a diary of events. He has now gone through his diaries to pull out the funniest, most amazing and downright unbelievable incidents from his long career.
Written in a highly engaging style and with a cynical irony born of decades of dealing with children, parents and fellow teachers, David Franklin has produced a book at once hilarious, charming and full of pathos.
Whether he is describing school assemblies, sports days, school trips, exams or routine lessons, Franklin manages to inject a level of affection for his chosen career and for the pupils who blighted it.
This hugely amusing book will bring a smile to the face of anyone who remembers their school days with affection and will make an ideal stocking filler for any parent or grand parent.
About the Author
David Franklin worked as a teacher for more than 30 years, ending his career in education as a deputy headmaster. He taught in both the state sector and in public schools. He has written extensively for magazines and for journals.
David Franklin is a pseudonym and all names have been changed to protect the innocent.
About the Artist
Ken Wilkins has recently retired from the Beano.