Written by Louis Sachar
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A brilliant companion volume to mega bestseller Holes Readers are reunited with Armpit and X-Ray in this brilliantly plotted and masterfully told adventure story.
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Small Steps by Louis Sachar
Armpit and X-Ray are living in Austin, Texas. It is three years since they left the confines of Camp Green Lake Detention Centre and Armpit is taking small steps to turn his life around. He is working for a landscape gardener because he is good at digging holes, he is going to school and he is enjoying his first proper romance, but is he going to be able to stay out of trouble when there is so much building up against him? In this exciting novel, Armpit is joined by many vibrant new characters, and is learning what it takes to stay on course, and that doing the right thing is never the wrong choice.
'Has Sachar's familar ease, intelligence, humour, suspense and humanity.' Sunday Times
'Readers of the first novel will not be disappointed as the story is as compelling as the first... sure to entrance readers.' Bookseller Children's Buyers Guide
'A pacy adventure, which leaves you cheering Armpit all the way to the finish line.' Good Book Guide
'Has a lot to recommend it - funny dialogue, a fast-moving story, some emotive scenes, an interesting central character.' Guardian
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More books by Louis Sachar
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2nd July 2007
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