About the Author
, a one-time schoolmaster, in addition to writing the four Molesworth books, now in Penguin Classics in the U.K., was a feature writer for the BBC before his untimely death at the age of forty-seven. Ronald Searle
, is best known as the creator of the St. Trinian's schoolgirl cartoons, collected for the first time and published by Rookery as St. Trinian's: The Entire Appalling Business
. His work includes nearly forty covers for The New Yorker
, political illustrations for Le Monde
, and the animal illustrations of Beastly Feasts!
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