‘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
‘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
Marvin is amazed when he goes home with Casey Happleton one day after school and discovers that she lives in an old fire station. But that’s not all that surprises him. Casey has a secret she wants to share – a crystal with super magical powers. A crystal that makes all your wishes come true. Can it be real or could she be casting her own spell on him?