All the kids at Wayside had to spend 243 days at horrible schools while Wayside was closed to get rid of an infestation of cows! Now they're back and the fun begins on every floor. Miss Mush has prepared liver in purple sauce, and it is pet day on the 30th floor and there is a substitute teacher.
Louis Sachar lives in Texas where he works on his brilliant books for children. He also plays bridge and walks his dog. Louis Sachar's book HOLES has become a much loved book with sales of over half a million in the UK alone.