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