Its all because of my no good dirty rotten pig stealing great great grandfather
But if you forget to take Madame Zeroni up the mountain, That you will be cursed for all eternity! HAHAHAHAHAH
Stanley is an overweight kid with a lot of bad luck. Years ago, Kissing Kate Barlow robbed a bank and buried her treasure. Camp Green Lake is down in the hottest part of Texas where there used to be a lake but isn't anymore. It is a barren desert lake with with a child prison camp
Stanley Yelnats's family seems to be under some kind of superstitious curse that was put on them by the legendary Madame Zeroni years and years ago. And now stanley is in jail.