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Gervase Phinn is an English author of literary fiction, children’s and non-fiction books. After working as a teacher, Gervase became a school inspector and then Visiting Professor of Education at the University of Teesside. He has written various memoirs, poetry collections and multiple educational books. He is interested in children’s literature and literacy. He is married with four adult children.

Gervase Phinn made his debut in 1988 with the stageplay collection Stage Write. Below is a list of Gervase Phinn’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Little Village School Books

The Little Village School(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trouble at the Little Village School(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The School Inspector Calls(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Lesson in Love(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Secrets at the Little Village School(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of School at the Top of the Dale Books

The School at the Top of the Dale(2018) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Dominic's Discovery(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Bit of a Hero(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

All These Lonely People(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Classroom Creatures(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
It Takes One to Know One(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Are We Nearly There Yet?(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Don't Go Pet a Porcupine(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Gave My Love a Red, Red Nose(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Day Our Teacher Went Batty(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Family Phantoms(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What I Like!(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Don't Tell the Teacher(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Stars(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Load of Old Tripe(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
There's an Alien in Our Classroom(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Virgin Mary's Got Nits(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Plays

Stage Write(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Right On Cue(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books

Our Cat Cuddles(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Who Am I?(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Chapter Books

The Riotous Return of Royston Knapper(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What's the Matter, Royston Knapper?(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bad Becky(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bad Becky in Trouble(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dales Non-Fiction Books

The Other Side of the Dale(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Over Hill and Dale(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Head Over Heels in the Dales(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Up and Down in the Dales(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Heart of the Dales(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Best Days Of Our Lives Books

Schooldays(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Grandchildren(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Vital Resource(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Touches of Beauty(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Young Readers and Their Books(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gervase Phinn's Yorkshire(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Little Gems(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Wayne in a Manger(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Little Angels(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Little Treasures(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All Our Yesterdays(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Teaching Poetry in the Primary Classroom(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Road to the Dales(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Out of the Woods But Not Over the Hill(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mangled English(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


Note: Mangled English was written with Matthew Phinn.

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Gervase Phinn Synopsis: Dominic’s Discovery is a standalone children’s novel by Gervase Phinn. Dominic’s middle name is trouble, but not because he’s got a troublesome nature, but quite simply because he’s ALWAYS in the wrong place at the wrong time. So it’s not surprising that he’s only allowed on the school trip to Thundercliff Bay – home to pirate legend, chilling ghost stories and lost treasure – by the skin of his teeth. Or that strict Mr. Risley-Newsome, who has his beady eye on him, makes him stay at the youth hostel for forgetting his walking boots. What is surprising is that a very special discovery made by Dominic saves the day when the whole class is in serious danger, and proves to everyone that sometimes he can be in the right place at the right time.

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