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The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler Quotes

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“Tyke Tiler is fond of a joke and of Danny Price. Their friendship lands Tyke in all kinds of trouble at Cricklepit Combined School.”
Gene Kemp
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The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler
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Tyke Tiler
Danny Price
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fond of a joke
all kinds of trouble
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“The story of ‘Tyke’ Tiler who is a 12 year old who has a notorious reputation for always being in and around trouble.”
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“On Tyke’s last day of school he decides to follow in the footsteps of a relative Thomas Tiler. Tyke climbs up the outside of the school and rings the school bell which has remained silent for three decades.”
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“It follows Tyke and best friend Danny Price in their last term at school. Danny suffers from a speech impediment which means Tyke has to interpret for him.”
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“Old Buggsy, the caretaker, goes up about once a year on a ladder. I’ve been up there, as well. I think I’m the only kid in the school that has. You see, I like climbing. It feels good.”
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“On one side of the road is a sheer rock-all, and on the other the two weirs, Walter and Blackaller, about a hundred yards apart. You can hear their roar long before you reach them.”
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“Matters come to a head when Tyke climbs the school’s bell-tower and surprises everyone. ”
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“Our school is one of the oldest in the country, state schools, that is. So old that it has beams in the roof, which leaks when it rains, and windows so high that you can’t see out of them. ”
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“When Tyke overhears teachers discussing the possibility of Danny being sent to a Special Needs School, he concocts a plan to keep him there. This plan does not pay off.”
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“The 1970s, in which young children wander around among urban back alleys, weirs, rockfalls, deserted industrial facilities and so on without the slightest parental oversight, while occasionally being beaten by authority figures.”

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