Runaway Teacher
Runaway Teacher
By : Pete Johnson
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Pete Johnson worked as an English teacher and a film critic for Radio 1 before becoming a full-time writer. He is well known as a writer across the age range. 'The Ghost Dog', a book for younger readers, won the 1997 Young Telegraph Award. Pete is a popular visitor in schools and libraries. He lives in St Albans, Hertfordshire, a county just north of London.

He is the author of over thirty titles and several collections. Writing to his young readers about his working methods, he says: "Real life is always interesting. There are ideas for stories in every street and every school. Wherever I go, my blue notebook goes, too. Every day I'll write down things I see or overhear. Once I've got an idea ... my imagination takes over. I start to picture characters and scenes in my mind. I become excited. Suddenly I can't get the story out of my head. I have to write it down. And what's the end result? You're holding it in your hand."