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The Flying Classroom

(1934)
A novel by

 
 
Martin's school is no ordinary school. There are snowball fights, kidnappings, cakes, a parachute jump, a mysterious man called 'No-Smoking' who lives in a railway carriage and a play about a flying classroom.

As the Christmas holidays draw near, Martin and his friends - nervous Uli, cynical Sebastian, Johnny, who was rescued by a sea captain, and Matthias, who is always hungry (particularly after a meal) - are preparing for the end of term festivities. But there are surprises, sadness and trouble on the way - and a secret that changes everything.

The Flying Classroom is a magical, thrilling and bittersweet story about friendship, fun and being brave when you are at your most scared. (It also features a calf called Eduard, but you will have to read it to find out why).

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Used availability for Erich Kastner's The Flying Classroom

Hardback Editions

December 1934 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Flying Classroom
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-224-60364-7 / 978-0-224-60364-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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Paperback Editions

November 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Flying Classroom
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 1-78269-056-5 / 978-1-78269-056-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
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December 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Flying Classroom (Red Fox Middle Fiction)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-09-929031-6 / 978-0-09-929031-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Red Fox
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1967 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Flying Classroom (Puffin Books)
Author(s): Kastner Erich
ISBN: 0-14-030311-1 / 978-0-14-030311-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin
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Kindle Editions

March 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Flying Classroom (Pushkin Children's Collection)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
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November 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Flying Classroom (Pushkin Children's Collection)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
Availability: Amazon UK