'What Pennac has to say in this impressionistic, entertaining, provocative and insightful book is of relevance to anyone involved in education. 9/10.' Martin Spice, TES.
'Describes what faces a school dunce when the teacher before him cannot recall what it felt like to be ignorant ... Playfully written ... School Blues joyously combines the profound with the seemingly trivial. It gently reminds readers how ignorant it is to have forgotten what it felt like to have but little knowledge' Economist.
'Should be read by any teacher or parent who wishes to understand the flaws in our education system' Frank Burbage, TLS.