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Why pick on me?

Why pick on me?

Sachar, Louis, 1954-; Hellard, Susan

Everyone is laughing at Marvin Redpost. Why? He picks his nose, at least that's what Clarence says and no one argues with Clarence - not even Marvin's so-called friends. So what can Marvin do to turn things around?

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories. General. Fiction 9+.
Published New York; London: Bloomsbury, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: Louis Sachar ; illustrated by Sue Hellard
ISBN: 140880171X, 9781408801710
Note: Originally published: New York: Random House, 1993; London: Bloomsbury, 2004.
Physical Description: 90 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series: The Marvin Redpost series
Subject: Redpost, Marvin (Fictitious character) Juvenile fiction.; Bullying Juvenile fiction.
Series Title: Marvin Redpost series.

Author note

Louis Sachar is the author of the international bestseller and award-winning Holes, now a feature film. All of Louis's books for children have been published in the UK by Bloomsbury. These also include Stanley Yelnats' Survival Guide to Camp Greenlake, Dogs Don't Tell Jokes, There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom, The Boy Who Lost His Face, PigCity, Someday Angeline and the WaysideSchoolbooks. Louis Sachar lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, daughter and two dogs.


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