According To Jennings

According To Jennings

Downloadable Audiobook - 2008
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The boys at Linbury Court Preparatory School are eager to speed up the progress of space travel, and none more so than Jennings, whose first task is to find a suitable helmet. But is it really a good idea to take a dome-shaped glass-case, which previously housed a stuffed woodpecker, and place it over his head? Petrified paintpots! Jennings and Darbishire's luck is in when they hitch a ride with an international cricketer, and could it be that they've done something right for once when they attempt to apprehend a suspected burglar? Bat-witted clodpoll! According to Jennings is one of a series of books by Anthony Buckeridge which grew out of a popular series of radio plays for the BBC's Children's Hour. Published between 1950 and 1989, and known for Buckeridge's inventive schoolboy slang ("fossilised fish hooks!, " "crystallised cheesecakes!, " and others) these books were translated into several languages and were favorites among a vast assortment of kids all over the world. Sometimes described as "Harry Potter without magic, but funnier, " and "P.G. Wodehouse for kids, " you'll want to check out the other titles in this series available from Post Hypnotic Press.
Publisher: [United States] : Post Hypnotic Press : Made available through hoopla, 2008.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781926910413
1926910419
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Vance, Simon
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