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Small steps

Small steps

Sachar, Louis, 1954-

Armpit finds all his small steps becoming much bigger than he had anticipated. When he gets mixed up with his old friend X-ray in a ticket scam, things look set to unravel. But this is only the beginning of Armpit's troubles

Paperback, Book. English. Adventure stories. Children's stories.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2007
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Statement of responsibility: Louis Sachar
ISBN: 0747583455, 9780747583455
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: New York: Delacorte; London: Bloomsbury, 2006.
Physical Description: 257 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Problem youth Texas Austin Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.2
Interest Level: UY
Points: 7
Quiz Number: 212592

Author note

Louis Sachar is the author of many books for children including the Marvin Redpost and Wayside School series and the bestselling prize-winner Holes.Louis lives in Austin, Texas.


'Has Sachar's familar ease, intelligence, humour, suspense and humanity.'
Sunday Times||'Readers of the first novel will not be disappointed as the story is as compelling as the first…. sure to entrance readers.'
Bookseller Children's Buyers Guide||'A pacy adventure, which leaves you cheering Armpit all the way to the finish line.'
Good Book Guide||'Has a lot to recommend it - funny dialogue, a fast-moving story, some emotive scenes, an interesting central character.'