Brand: Random House Books for Young Readers

Product Code: 9780679819462

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Brief Description:
Red-haired Marvin is convinced that the reason he looks different from the rest of his family is that he is really the lost prince of Shampoon.


Brief Description:
Red-haired Marvin is convinced that the reason he looks different from the rest of his family is that he is really the lost prince of Shampoon.


Biographical Note:
Louis Sachar does not have red hair or royal blood. However, he 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, Fuzzy Mud, and the rest of the Marvin Redpost series, among many others. Visit him at louissachar.com.


Jacket Description/Flap:
Illus. in black-and-white. Marvin Redpost has finally figured out why he doesn't look like anyone in his family. He's not really Marvin Redpost--he's Robert, the lost prince of Shampoon!


Marc Notes:
A Stepping Stone book.;Red-haired Marvin is convinced that the reason he looks different from the rest of his family is that he is really the lost prince of Shampoon.


Review Quotes:
"The story is wonderfully logical and absurd, with a wit and attention to detail rare in an easy reader."-- Bulletin, Center for Children's Books. "Fast paced, easy to read, and full of humor."-- School Library Journal.


Publisher Marketing:
Illus. in black-and-white. Marvin Redpost has finally figured out why he
doesn't look like anyone in his family. He's not really Marvin Redpost--he's
Robert, the lost prince of Shampoon! "The story is wonderfully logical and
absurd, with a wit and attention to detail rare in an easy
reader."-- "Bulletin, Center for Children's Books." "Fast paced, easy to
read, and full of humor."-- "School Library Journal.
"


Publisher Marketing:
This chapter book series by Newbery Honor-winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar features one hilariously overactive imagination!

Marvin Redpost has never felt like he fits in with his family. So when he hears a news report about a missing prince who looks just like him, he knows exactly what happened. Now all he has to do is tell Mr. and Mrs. Redpost that it's time for him to move in with his real parents at the castle....

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:
  • Booklist 12/01/1992 pg. 680 (EAN 9780679819462, Paperback)
  • School Library Journal 03/01/1993 pg. 186 (EAN 9780679819462, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1992 (EAN 9780679819462, Paperback)
  • Publishers Weekly 07/20/1992 (EAN 9780679819462, Paperback)
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780679819462, Paperback)
  • Booklist 12/01/1992 pg. 680 (EAN 9780679919469, Hardcover)
  • School Library Journal 03/01/1993 pg. 186 (EAN 9780679919469, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1992 (EAN 9780679919469, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780679919469, Hardcover)
  • Booklist 12/01/1992 pg. 680 (EAN 9780606023238, Prebound-Sewn)
  • School Library Journal 03/01/1993 pg. 186 (EAN 9780606023238, Prebound-Sewn)