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

    Jeremy Vine
  • A hilarious love letter to teaching - and to teenagers. It throws open the doors to the staff room and our ears to the gossip inside. As someone who was a nightmare as a teen, it made me think of the teachers who championed me, regardless, and the influence they had on my adult life. A timely celebration of the importance of teachers

    Christie Watson
  • An ode to teaching: hilarious, inspiring and so terrifyingly true

    Lucy Kellaway
  • If you want to know what the world of schools and classrooms is really like, this is your book. An unputdownable account of Ryan Wilson's teaching years that describes the absolute reality of teaching in UK schools including the good parts, the bad and all that is ugly. I was captivated by Wilson's honesty and vulnerability and loved reading and exploring every minute of this familiar world

    Andria Zafirakou, 2018 Global Teacher Prize winner
  • 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

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