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Summary

The second book in the delightful Barton-In-The-Dale series which began with The Little Village School.

Elisabeth Devine certainly rocked the boat when she arrived in Barton-in-the-Dale to take over as head teacher of the little primary school. Now it's a new term, and after winning over the wary locals, she can finally settle in to her role. Or so she thinks... For the school is hit by a brand-new bombshell: it's to be merged with its arch rival, and Elisabeth has to fight for the headship with Urebank's ruthless and calculating headmaster.

She has her work cut out for her. But add in some gossip and a helping of scandal, not to mention various newcomers bringing good things and bad to Barton, and that's not the only trouble that's brewing in the village.

©2013 Gervase Phinn (P)2013 Hodder & Stoughton

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laugh out loud funny

Would you consider the audio edition of Trouble at the Little Village School to be better than the print version?

I love the books and audio edition but I enjoy drifting of to sleep with a really good book being read to me

What was one of the most memorable moments of Trouble at the Little Village School?

The funniest part for me is Chardony telling the talr of her sister giving birth i have to listen to it at least once a day

What about Gervase Phinn’s performance did you like?

He draws you into the story you feel you are part of the tale and can picture everyone he talks about

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

when Elizabeth goes to see her son and talks to him telling him she wouldn't change him for a normal child, whatever normal is I had a good cry at that,

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I cant get enough of his books and am desperate to go and see him in person

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Great Read and so funny,l

I thoroughly enjoyed this and the previous story. Enjoyed all the characters and stories. Can’t wait to to get the third story.
Gillian Key

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Beautifully written

Enjoyed this book so much, the village school series are the best escape books, laughed and cried, wonderful characters, did not want the book to end

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A delightful book

I loved this book and the first book. Lovely characters
This would be a brilliant series on the tv

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Lovely heart warming and fun

Where does Trouble at the Little Village School rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It's no thriller, but its a darn good listen

Who was your favorite character and why?

Danny, why not

What about Gervase Phinn’s performance did you like?

I enjoyed the voices, he totally understands the characters

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes

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Entertaining and well read

Have you listened to any of Gervase Phinn’s other performances? How does this one compare?

Gervase Phinn always gives an excellent performance to his books. There sometimes seems top be a slight change in some of the voices he uses for a character or two between book, but you soon forget that. Makes an entertaining story come to life.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Always a shame when you reach the end, want the story to continue.

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Excellent!

Wonderful in every way! I really enjoyed this book and am enjoying this series. I highly recommend this. It will make you laugh and cry x

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A wonderful tale

Loved this tale in ‘The Little Village School ‘ series, just wish the audible had all five books on offer not just the first three. Gervase Phinn narrates it well and I can’t wait to start on the third book.

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an absolute gem, read by the author so well

this book has had me laughing out loud at some of the stories, chapter 2 with the middle wife and the play centre had me creased with laughter..

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Fantastic!

Fantastic. Such wonderful characters to laugh and cry with. I can't wait to listen to the next one