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Product description

Mr Tick loves teaching his six children at their little village school. But then they hear terrible news: the school is going to be closed! Luckily, Mr Tick has other ideas. So he starts to teach some rather unusual lessons – in how to trick stern school inspectors! A classic comic story for beginner readers, written by much-loved author Allan Ahlberg.

Product Details


Happy Families






Puffin Books

Date published

December 31st, 1994

Lexile measure

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 2.7; Lower years; 0.5 points

Other details
  • 24 pages


UK edition


Allan Ahlberg

7079 allan ahlberg 206756


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