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How to Eat Fried Worms

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Because of a bet, Billy is in the uncomfortable position of having to eat fifteen worms in fifteen days. The worms are supplied by his opponent, whose motto is "The bigger and juicier, the better!" At first Billy's problem is whether or not he can swallow the worm placed before him, even with a choice of condiments from peanut butter to horseradish. But later it looks as if Billy will win, and the challenge becomes getting to the worm to eat it. Billy's family, after checking with the doctor, takes everything in stride. They even help Billy through his gastronomic ordeal, which twists and turns with each new day, leaving the outcome of the bet continually in doubt.

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Synopsis:

A perennial children's favorite since its publication in 1973, this is the story of Billy, who, because of a bet, is in the uncomfortable position of having to eat 15 worms in 15 days. The worms are supplied by his conniving opponent whose motto is "the bigger and juicier, the better."

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440421856
Author:
Rockwell, Thomas
Publisher:
Yearling Books
Illustrator:
McCully, Emily
Illustrator:
McCully, Emily Arnold
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Movie Tie - In
Subject:
Media Tie-In
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s humor
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.46x6.56x.34 in. .23 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , A perennial children's favorite since its publication in 1973, this is the story of Billy, who, because of a bet, is in the uncomfortable position of having to eat 15 worms in 15 days. The worms are supplied by his conniving opponent whose motto is "the bigger and juicier, the better."
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