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Louis Sachar

  • 5 stars across 43 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

    WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD SELECTED AS ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S 100 BEST... More

    (62 reviews)
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    14th January 2016

    There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom: Rejacketed

    Meet Bradley Chalkers. He's the oldest child in the class. He tells ENORMOUS lies. He picks fights with girls. The teach... More

    (16 reviews)
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    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... More

    (15 reviews)
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    2nd October 2000

    Holes

    Stanley Yelnats' family has a history of bad luck going back generations, so he is not too surprised when a miscarriage ... More

    (9 reviews)
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    1st October 2009

    Small Steps

    (6 reviews)
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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

    (3 reviews)
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    11th August 2016

    Fuzzy Mud

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

    (2 reviews)
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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

    (1 review)
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    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... More

    (1 review)
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    18th June 2019

    Someday...

    (1 review)
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