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  • Not just funny and constantly surprising - but touching, poignant and personal too

    Jeremy Vine
  • Brilliant... It's funny, it's profound and it's a cautionary tale

    Alastair Stewart
  • Very funny

  • Laugh out loud funny - every teacher who reads it will cringe with empathy

    Laura McInerney
  • This entertaining memoir of 10 eventful years at the chalkface further illuminates the debt of gratitude we owe teachers

    The Bookseller
  • A genuinely joyful book and a celebration of teaching

    Geoff Barton, General Secretary of the Association of School & College Leaders
  • A frank, funny and long overdue ode to teachers and teaching

    Adam Kay
  • A delightfully frank and funny book - with a very serious message

    Jacqueline Wilson
  • An ode to teaching: hilarious, inspiring and so terrifyingly true

    Lucy Kellaway
  • Funny, sensitive and clever

    Victoria Derbyshire

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