Super Fast, Out of Control!

Super Fast, Out of Control!

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Suicide Hill is the ultimate test of bravery. Few have conquered the treacherously steep slope without completely wiping out - or so the legend goes. And rumour has it that Marvin will be taking it on. Only Marvin isn't so sure. His new mountain bike is enormous - he can barely climb up on to it. And changing gears is out of the question! But will he have to ride down Suicide Hill in order to prove himself to his classmates? If he succeeds he will be a hero. If he doesn't, then everyone is about to witness the biggest wipeout ever!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747566828
  • 9780747566823
  • 2,170,049

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'Louis Sachar is one of the few masters of American fiction' Independent on Sunday 'Magic and hard realism come crashing together. This is an extraordinary and unconventional novel' Praise for Holes, Observer 'An exceptionally good novel' Praise for Holes, Sunday Times 'Thirty clever, fast-moving stories that describe the bizarre events at Wayside School each story is refreshingly different' Praise for Sideways Stories from Wayside School, The Guardianshow more

About Louis Sachar

Louis Sachar is the author of the hugely popular and unforgettable Holes, now a feature film, which was published to great critical acclaim, winning major American literary prizes including the Newbery and the National Book Award for Young People's Literature. Following the success of Holes many of his books for children have now been published in the UK by Bloomsbury. These include Stanley Yelnats' Guide to Camp Greenlake, Dogs Don't Tell Jokes, There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom, The Boy Who Lost His Face, the Marvin Redpost series and the Wayside School books that introduce younger readers to Sachar's inimitable quirky humour and style. Louis Sachar lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, daughter and two more

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2 8% (27)
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