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The very wicked headmistress

Author: Margaret Mahy; Margaret Chamberlain
Publisher: London : Barn Owl Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The wicked Miss Taffeta, notorious cheater and blackmailer, former trapeze artist and human cannonball, opens a select school for rich young ladies. Everything seems normal until certain strange happenings at the school make the girls suspicious. Is Miss Taffeta, the mistress of disguise, connected with mysterious volcanic eruption of custard or the discovery of diamonds within it? Suggested level: primary,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Mahy; Margaret Chamberlain
ISBN: 1903015464 9781903015469
OCLC Number: 57526937
Notes: "... First published in 1984 by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd"--T.p. verso.
Story for children by a New Zealander.
Description: 93 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Margaret Mahy ; illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain.

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The wicked Miss Taffeta, notorious cheater and blackmailer, former trapeze artist and human cannonball, opens a select school for rich young ladies. Everything seems normal until certain strange happenings at the school make the girls suspicious. Is Miss Taffeta, the mistress of disguise, connected with mysterious volcanic eruption of custard or the discovery of diamonds within it? Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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