Marvin Redpost 6: A Flying Birthday Cake?
Written by Louis Sachar
Part of the Marvin Redpost S. Series
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The sixth of 8 great adventures about an ordinary boy with a big heart and a strong desire to work things out even when they’re complicated. Having eaten too much cake and drunk too much punch at Nick’s birthday party, Marvin has sees a strange thing in the sky. Is it a flying birthday cake or something from far, far away… The next day at school a new boy, Joe, turns up. He doesn’t seem to know some rather obvious things. Is it because he comes from Chicago or is there something more mysterious about him?
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Marvin Redpost 6: A Flying Birthday Cake? by Louis Sachar
Marvin cannot get to sleep. It's late, the ground is hard in Nick Tuffle's garden, he is far too full on cake and he has drunk too much punch. Then he hears a low humming noise. He feels the earth shudder beneath him and there is a bright flash - sort of the same colour as the green icing on Nick's birthday cake. Is he dreaming or was that a flying birthday cake, candles aglow? Perhaps something much stranger is on the horizon...
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About the Author
More books by Louis Sachar
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
21st June 2010
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