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Whizz For Atomms (Molesworth #3)

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A story featuring the trials and tribulations of Nigel Molesworth at St Custards school. Using his own brand of outrageous spelling, it includes his advice on how to cope with "bulies, snekes, grown-ups and other chizzes".
Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 1st 1969 (first published 1956)
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Jan 04, 2012 ·Karen· rated it it was amazing
I came to Germany to learn to speak German. 34 years later, I'm still here. Like Nigel, I must be a slo developer:

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Jul 21, 2011 Rhys rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
The third book in the 'Molesworth' sequence and everything is getting more offbeat and surreal. This book is supposedly a guide to life in the coming atomic age, but in fact it's a set of bizarre almost-random musings with a strong anti-authoritarian slant. The text is brilliant quasi-stream-of-consciousness stuff and the illustrations are technically brilliant and thematically perfect. Hilarious!
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Feb 21, 2012 Kathleen Cobcroft rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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One of my weird English childhood books, inherited from my parents. It probably helped make me the sane and straightforward person I am today.
y media estrellitas. Tiene ilustraciones muy bonitas, pero no sé si sea por el estilo a cómo esta escrito me fue complicado entenderle.
Jan 12, 2015 Andy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The third and weakest of the Geoffrey Williams books.
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Herbert Geoffrey Willans was an English author and journalist, is best known as the co-creator, with the illustrator Ronald Searle, of Nigel Molesworth, the "goriller of 3b and curse of St. Custard's".

He was educated at Blundells School, Tiverton, and became a schoolmaster there. Molesworth first appeared in Punch in the 1940s and was the protagonist and narrator of five books, beginning with 1953
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“Reality,' sa molesworth 2, 'is so unspeakably sordid it make me shudder'.” 6 likes
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