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A whimsical wacky tale about a defunct school mascot, Chester the Beaver, and how he comes back to haunt the school principal responsible for his demise. It is a witty and outrageously funny book, abounding in linguistic pyrotechnics and saturated with literary and pop cultural references. But underneath the comic surface of the story are deep questions concerning the ...more
Paperback, 93 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by Quattro Books
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Peter Learn
May 31, 2012 Peter Learn rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Peter Learn is the most unlikely purveyor of strange, dark and twisted, but the retired elementary school principal’s first foray into the literary arts is just that.

His book is well worth the journey, but it makes you look somewhat askance at your own child’s school principal.

Learn, a retired educator and relatively new transplant to Canmore from the Edmonton area (three years), has just had his first attempt at writing more than report cards and admin reports published by Quattro Press out of
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Donald Schopflocher
Feb 10, 2015 Donald Schopflocher rated it it was amazing
Hilarious view of life inside the head of a school principal with ADHD, a fine collection of students and parents of students, and a rich fantasy life.
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Jun 18, 2012 Peter Learn rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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