Alone in His Teacher's House (Paperback)

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By Louis Sachar, Barbara Sullivan (Illustrator)
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Description


This chapter book in Newbery Honor winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar's Marvin Redpost series shows what happens when Marvin gets his first job.
Marvin is really excited to take care of his teacher's dog while she's away. He ll even earn a bonus if he does a good job And he gets to be alone in his teacher's house But when Mrs. North's dog starts to look sick, Marvin isn t sure he ll get that bonus. In fact, Mrs. North may never talk to Marvin again
Hilarious and relatable, Marvin Redpost is perfect for kids who love to bond with quirky characters like Junie B. Jones and George Brown, Class Clown.

About the Author


To research this book, Louis Sachar actually tasted dog food. It s just the way I described it in the book, says Louis. Like cereal. But kind of gritty.

Louis Sachar is the bestselling author of the award-winning novel "Holes, " as well as "Small Steps, The Cardturner, Stanley Yelnats Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake, There s a Boy in the Girls Bathroom, The Boy Who Lost His Face, Dogs Don t Tell Jokes, " and the rest of the Marvin Redpost series, among many others. Visit him at louissachar.com."

Praise For…


This title will lure the most reluctant readers, who will be as glad to make Marvin's acquaintance as his old fans will be to greet a new adventure."--Bulletin, Center for Children's Books.  

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679819493
ISBN-10: 0679819495
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: March 22nd, 1994
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Marvin Redpost (Paperback)