Book Title: A Flying Birthday Cake? (Marvin Redpost) 6

Details: Author: Sachar, Louis

Reading Age: 7 - 8

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

ISBN-13: 9781408801642

Number of pages: 128

Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.8 x 1 cm

Retail Price: €7.13

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


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

'An exceptionally good novel' Sunday Times Praise for

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'Thirty clever, fast-moving stories that describe the bizarre events at Wayside School ... each story is refreshingly different' Guardian Product Description

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...