Marvin Redpost 2: Why Pick on Me?

Written by Louis Sachar

Part of the Marvin Redpost S. Series

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The second 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. When Clarence the class bully tells everyone that Marvin picks his nose even his best friends Nick and Stuart don’t stand up for him. What can Marvin do to get the rumour changed around? Maybe his clever question for the class survey will do the trick!

Marvin Redpost 2: Why Pick on Me? Synopsis

Everyone is laughing at Marvin Redpost. He's the grossest kid in school. Why? He picks his nose. Well, that's the rumour the class bully, Clarence, started and no one argues with Clarence - not even Marvin's so-called best friends. So what can Marvin do to turn things round? A great story which reveals that good things can often come out of bad.

Marvin Redpost 2: Why Pick on Me? Press Reviews

'Louis Sachar is one of the few masters of American fiction'
Independent on Sunday Praise for

'Holes': 'Magic and hard realism come crashing together. This is an extraordinary and unconventional novel'
Observer

'An exceptionally good novel'
Sunday Times Praise for

'Sideways Stories from Wayside School': 'Thirty clever, fast-moving stories that describe the bizarre events at Wayside School ... each story is refreshingly different'
Guardian

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ISBN: 9781408801710
Publication date: 19/04/2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408801710
Publication date: 19th April 2010
Author: Louis Sachar
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers
Genres: General Fiction, Personal Social Health Economic
Recommendations: eBooks

About Louis Sachar

Julia Eccleshare, our very own editorial expert as well as Children's Books Editor of the Guardian says of Louis: Best-selling author Louis Sachar took the world by storm with Holes, his remarkable story about a group of boys in a reform camp. But he deserves to be just as famous and popular for his many other books which display his hallmark qualities of warmth, empathy and understanding of all kinds of young readers but especially those whose lives have gone a bit awry. Young readers are immediately attracted to Louis Sachar’s novels for his great and unusual stories ...

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