EllRay Jakes Is Magic

EllRay Jakes Is Magic

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by Sally Warner, Brian Biggs
     
 

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Small kid. Big Stage.

Does EllRay have a talent to put on show for the entire school?

When EllRay and his friends hear about the school talent show, they’re not impressed. They’re too old for that stuff. But their teacher, Mrs. Sanchez, isn’t so quick to let her students off the hook. Five students absolutely must try-out, and

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Small kid. Big Stage.

Does EllRay have a talent to put on show for the entire school?

When EllRay and his friends hear about the school talent show, they’re not impressed. They’re too old for that stuff. But their teacher, Mrs. Sanchez, isn’t so quick to let her students off the hook. Five students absolutely must try-out, and EllRay somehow ends up being one of them. Now he has to figure out something he’s talented at….like, maybe magic?

But now the pressure’s on. It’s up to EllRay to take the stage and show his classmates and the whole school that he’s not only talented but magic.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
PRAISE FOR THE ELLRAY JAKES SERIES:

“Warner is a dead-on observer of playground politics, and has a great ear for dialogue.” —School Library Journal on EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken!

“…ideal for reluctant readers.” —Booklist on EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken!

“Young readers can identify with EllRay, who is neither a bad seed nor a goody-two-shoes; he and his sense of humor are just right.” —Kirkus on EllRay Jakes Is a Rock Star!

“The EllRay Jakes stories are just right for his real-life peers.”—Kirkus on EllRay Jakes Walks the Plank!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780698139398
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
03/06/2014
Series:
EllRay Jakes Series , #6
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
885,296
Lexile:
760L (what's this?)
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
PRAISE FOR THE ELLRAY JAKES SERIES:

“Warner is a dead-on observer of playground politics, and has a great ear for dialogue.” —School Library Journal on EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken!

“…ideal for reluctant readers.” —Booklist on EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken!

“Young readers can identify with EllRay, who is neither a bad seed nor a goody-two-shoes; he and his sense of humor are just right.” —Kirkus on EllRay Jakes Is a Rock Star!

“The EllRay Jakes stories are just right for his real-life peers.”—Kirkus on EllRay Jakes Walks the Plank!

Meet the Author

Sally Warner grew up in Connecticut and California. She then received her B.A. degree from Scripps College, and her B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees in fine arts from Otis Art Institute. She worked as an artist (primarily charcoal drawings) for many years, exhibiting her work at galleries, small museums, colleges, and universities across the country. In 1995 she published her first book for young readers, and since then she has published more than 20 novels.

Visit Sally Warner at Sally Warner www.sallywarner.com.

Brian Biggs was born in Arkansas in 1968, moved to Texas in 1979, fled to New York City in 1987 to attend Parsons School of Design, lived in Paris France for a few years, ran away to San Francisco in 1993, and since 1999 he has lived in Philadelphia. Brian illustrated the covers for the first three EllRay Jakes books and also illustrates the Roscoe Riley series for HarperCollins.

For more fascinating information about Brian, visit www.mrbiggs.com.

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