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Louis Sachar

  • 5 stars across 50 books
    Louis Sachar lives in Austin, Texas, where he writes his novels and plays quite a lot of bridge. His novel Holes has sold over 1.5 million copies in the Bloomsbury edition alone and Louis is the recipient of many of the world's best regarded book prizes, including the National Book Award and the Newbery Award.
    7th May 2015

    Holes

    Stanley Yelnats' family has a history of bad luck, so when a miscarriage of justice sends him to Camp Green Lake Juveni... More

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    14th January 2016

    There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom

    "Give me a dollar or I'll spit on you." Meet Bradley Chalkers. He's the oldest child in the class. He tells ENORMOUS l... More

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    1st July 2007

    Small Steps

    Armpit and X-Ray are living in Austin, Texas. It is three years since they left the confines of Camp Green Lake Detentio... More

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    11th August 2016

    Fuzzy Mud

    If you go down to the woods today ... Well, every child knows NOT to, don't they? Tamaya is on a scholarship to the pre... More

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    16th August 2010

    Sideways Stories from Wayside School

    There has been a terrible mistake. Wayside School was supposed to have been built with thirty classrooms all next to eac... More

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    16th August 2010

    Wayside School is Falling Down

    'Watch closely,' said Mrs Jewls. 'You can learn much faster using a computer instead of paper and pencil.' Then she push... More

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    1st October 2009

    Small Steps

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    19th April 2010

    Kidnapped at Birth

    Marvin lives in a grey house with a white fence - a white fence but for one red post. He has red hair and blue eyes. He ... More

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    19th April 2010

    Alone in His Teacher's House

    While Mrs North, Marvin's teacher, is on holiday she asks him to look after Waldo - her dog. Suddenly, Marvin has become... More

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    19th April 2010

    Is He a Girl?

    Marvin Redpost is yet again caught in a dilemma. He's been told that he'll turn into a girl if he kisses his elbow, and ... More

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