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Mr. Majeika Quotes

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Mr Majika turns up to Class Three at the beginning of term and all is well at first. However this begins to change when Hamish Bigmore returns to his old tricks of generally being an unpleasant pupil, who refuse’s to listen to the teachers.
Humphrey Carpenter
author
Mr. Majeika
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Hamish Bigmore
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magician
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Class Three
to turn up
beginning of term
old tricks
unpleasant pupil
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That being said, Hamish drew more of my attention during this read-through. His parents are away an awful lot which goes some way to explaining his acting out in the classroom and general disregard for authority. He is probably the brightest child in Class Three but needs a proper challenge.
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“He stepped calmly up to the snake, knelt down, and picked it up. And as his hand touched it, it turned back into a ruler. ‘What are you frightened of’ he asked Hamish Bigmore. ‘This is only your ruler. But perhaps next time you will do as you are told.‘”
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Mr Majeika is the most magical teacher around! As a rule, magic carpets don’t turn up in schools, but this is exactly what happens when Class Three’s new teacher flies in through the classroom window and lands on the floor with a bump.
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“It was Monday morning, it was pouring with rain, and it was everyone’s first day back at St Barty’s Primary School after the Christmas holidays. That’s why Class Three were in a bad temper.”
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“Mr Majeika pointed a finger to him. And Hamish Bigmore vanished. There was complete silence. Class Three stared at the empty space where Hamish Bigmore had been sitting. Then Pandora Green pointed at the glass tank, and began to shout: ‘Look! Look! A frog! A frog! One of the tadpoles has turned into a frog!”
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“There was a funny sort of humming noise, and the carpet rolled itself up and turned into a bicycle. Mr Majeika leant cheerily against the handlebars and rang the bicycle bell. ‘NIce bike, isn’t it?’ he said, smiling at Mr Potter.”
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Mr Majeika can behave just like any ordinary teacher if he wants to, but something has to be done about Hamish Bigmore, the class nuisance, and so he uses a little magic to turn him into a frog.
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And to everyone’s delight it looks as if Hamish will have to remain a frog because Mr Majeika can’t remember the spell to turn him back again!
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Mr Majeika manages to turn him into a frog as well as giving him vampire teeth! Hamish begins to be kind to everyones astonishment but has he really changed or is there a bigger prize he has his eye on??

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