Nutty, the Movie Star by Dean Hughes

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Eleven-year-old Nutty, hoping to improve his image with his fellow fifth graders, finds his popularity unexpectedly boosted when he gets a small part in a Hollywood movie.

About Dean Hughes

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Dean Hughes was born in 1943 in Utah. He earned a degree in English from Weber State University and a Masters in Creative Writing and a PhD in literature at the University of Washington, in Seattle. He taught English at Central Missouri State University for eight years. Hughes left his teaching position to pursue a writing career full-time. Since then he has written over 80 books. He writes books for children, young adults and adults readers with subjects ranging from fiction to nonfiction to nonsense verse. He is the author of the Angel Park, Nutty, Lucky and Scrappers series. His most recent series is the Hearts of the Children. In 1994 he won an AML Award for Young Adult Literature for his title The Trophy.
Published October 30, 1989 by Atheneum. 138 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction