Marvin Redpost #8: A Magic Crystal? (Paperback)

By Louis Sachar, Amy Wummer (Illustrator)
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Description


When Marvin Redpost agrees to go over to Casey Happleton's house, he doesn't know what he's in for. Casey shows him the magic crystal she has just found and offers to give Marvin a few wishes. Is the crystal really magic? Or is it too good to be true?

About the Author


When Louis Sachar was going to school, his teachers always pronounced his name wrong. Now that he has become a popular author of children s books, teachers all over the country are pronouncing his name wrong. It should be pronounced Sacker, like someone who tackles quarterbacks or someone who stuffs potatoes into sacks.

Mr. Sachar received a B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley. His first book, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, was accepted for publication during his first year of law school. After receiving his law degree, he spent six years asking himself whether he wanted to be an author or a lawyer before deciding to write for children full-time. His books include Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger, There s a Boy in the Girls Bathroom, Wayside School is Falling Down, Dogs Don t Tell Jokes, and the Marvin Redpost series.

Louis Sachar lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and their daughter, Sherre.



Amy Wummer lives in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is the illustrator of many books for children, including recent Horrible Harry books, in addition to several from the Night Before series.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679890027
ISBN-10: 0679890025
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 26th, 2000
Pages: 96
Language: English