Jack Sheffield is the author of the popular ‘Teacher‘ series of novels and spin-off novels set in the Yorkshire Dales.
He grew up in the tough environment of Gipton Estate, in North East Leeds. After a job as a 'pitch boy', repairing roofs, he became a Corona Pop Man before going to St John's College, York, and training to be a teacher.
In the late 70s and 80s, he was a headteacher of two schools in North Yorkshire before becoming Senior Lecturer in primary education at Bretton Hall of the University of Leeds. It was at this time he began to record his many amusing stories of village life.
He lives with his wife in Hampshire.
Represented by: Philip Patterson
University Tales (Transworld, 2023)
Last Day of School (Transworld, 2022)
School Days (Corgi, 2021)
Back to School (Corgi, 2020)
Changing Times (Corgi, 2019)
Teacher, Teacher (Corgi, 2007)