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Louis Sachar

  • 5 stars across 41 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.


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7th May 2015

Holes: 25th anniversary special edition

The iconic, multi-million bestselling novel, in a 25th anniversary edition with exclusive new material inside. An unmiss... MoreHoles: 25th anniversary special edition

(92 reviews) Review
14th January 2016

There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom

Meet Bradley Chalkers. He's the oldest child in the class. He tells ENORMOUS lies. He picks fights with girls. The teach... MoreThere's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom

(34 reviews) Review
6th August 2020

Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom

It's a new year at Wayside School, and Mrs Jewls's class on the thirtieth floor has a LOT to deal with. First of all, th... MoreWayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom

(15 reviews) Review
2nd 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... MoreSmall Steps

(7 reviews) Review
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... MoreSideways Stories from Wayside School

(3 reviews) Review
11th August 2016

Fuzzy Mud

A funny, sinister and thought-provoking comic thriller from the multimillion-copy selling author of Holes. If you go ... MoreFuzzy Mud

(3 reviews) Review
7th June 2010

The Cardturner

When Alton's ageing, blind uncle asks him to attend bridge games with him, he agrees. After all, it's better than a crap... MoreThe Cardturner

(2 reviews) Review
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... MoreWayside School is Falling Down

(1 review) Review
1st April 2004

Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger

All the kids from Wayside School had to spend 243 days in horrible schools while Wayside was closed to get rid of the in... MoreWayside School Gets a Little Stranger

(1 review) Review
18th June 2019


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