Ellray Jakes Is Magic by Sally WarnerEllray Jakes Is Magic by Sally Warner

Ellray Jakes Is Magic

bySally WarnerIllustratorBrian Biggs

Paperback | March 6, 2014

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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.
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 ...
Title:Ellray Jakes Is MagicFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.75 × 5.13 × 0.45 inPublished:March 6, 2014Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142423602

ISBN - 13:9780142423608


Editorial Reviews

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“…ideal for reluctant readers.”—Booklist“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 ReviewsHonors for the EllRay Jakes series: EllRay Jakes is Not a Chicken: Junior Library Guild selection, Scholastic Book Club selection, Texas Bluebonnet Award 2012-13, 2013 California Collections selection, BPL's 2012 Summer Reading List; EllRay Jakes is a Rock Star: Junior Library Guild selection, Scholastic Book Club selection; EllRay Jakes Walks the Plank: Junior Library Guild selection.