Brand: Random House Books for Young Readers

Product Code: 9780679890003

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Brief Description:
Two days after Marvin sees a glowing green thing like a flying birthday cake in the night sky, his third-grade class is joined by a mysterious new boy with peculiar behavior.


Biographical Note:
Louis Sachar is the bestselling author of the award-winning novel Holes, as well as Small Steps, The Cardturner, Stanley Yelnats' Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake, There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom, The Boy Who Lost His Face, Dogs Don't Tell Jokes, and the rest of the Marvin Redpost series, among many others. Visit him at louissachar.com.


Jacket Description/Flap:
Marvin and Stuart get to sleep over at Nick Tuffle's house for Nick's birthday. They set out sleeping bags in the Tuffles' backyard. Stuart and Nick fall right to sleep, but Marvin tosses and turns. Then he hears a noise, and something glowing zooms over his head. Is it "really a flying birthday cake? Or something else? The next day, a very strange new kid shows up at school. . . .


Marc Notes:
A Stepping Stone book.;Two days after Marvin sees a glowing green thing like a flying birthday cake in the night sky, his third-grade class is joined by a mysterious new boy with peculiar behavior.


Publisher Marketing:
This chapter book in Newbery Honor-winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar's Marvin Redpost series offers a sidesplitting take on being the new kid at school.

When Marvin and Stuart sleep over at Nick Tuffle's house for Nick's birthday, they set up sleeping bags in the back yard. Stuart and Nick go right to sleep, but Marvin tosses and turns. Then he hears a noise and something glowing zooms over his head. Is it really a flying birthday cake? Or could it be something even more bizarre? The next day, a very strange new kid shows up at school....

Hilarious and relatable, Marvin Redpost is perfect for kids who love to bond with quirky characters like Junie B. Jones and George Brown, Class Clown.


Review Citations:
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1999 pg. 70 (EAN 9780679890003, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2000 pg. 70 (EAN 9780679890003, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1999 pg. 70 (EAN 9780679990000, Library Binding)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2000 pg. 70 (EAN 9780679990000, Library Binding)