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Marvin Redpost : kidnapped at birth? /

by Sachar, Louis [author.]; Record, Adam [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Sachar, Louis, Marvin Redpost series: #1.Publisher: New York : Random House, [2015]Description: 68 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0553535404; 9780553535402.Other title: Kidnapped at birth?.Subject(s): Redheads -- Juvenile fiction | Princes -- Juvenile fiction | Families -- Juvenile fiction | Humorous stories | Redheads -- Fiction | Princes -- Fiction | Family life -- Fiction | Humorous storiesSummary: Red-haired Marvin is convinced that the reason he looks different from the rest of his family is that he is really Robert, the lost prince of Shampoon. The story is wonderfully logical and absurd, with a wit and attention to detail rare in an easy reader.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This chapter book series by Newbery Honor-winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar features one hilariously overactive imagination!<br> <br> Marvin Redpost has never felt like he fits in with his family. So when he hears a news report about a missing prince who looks just like him, he knows exactly what happened. Now all he has to do is tell Mr. and Mrs. Redpost that it's time for him to move in with his real parents at the castle....<br> <br> 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.<br> <br> <br> From the Trade Paperback edition.

"A Stepping Stone book."

Includes excerpt for Marvin Redpost: why pick on me? in unnumbered pages at end of work.

Ages 6-9.

F&P Text Level: M.

Red-haired Marvin is convinced that the reason he looks different from the rest of his family is that he is really Robert, the lost prince of Shampoon. The story is wonderfully logical and absurd, with a wit and attention to detail rare in an easy reader.

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