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The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks

The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks

by Nancy McArthur

Yummie, Yummie…Dirty Socks!

Michael's room was always a disaster area, strewn with all kinds of litter — heaps of papers, piles of crumpled clothes, and dirty socks everywhere. And that was just the top layer! The trouble was, half the room belonged to Michael's brother Norman the neatness nut. It was the battle of the bedroom — with Norman fighting to keep his spotless territory free from the invasion of Michael's mess.

When the plant that militant slob Michael grew from his mail-order seeds developed an appetite for dirty socks, Michael and his neatnik brother, Norman, joined together to persuade their parents to let them keep the ever-growing — and voracious — greenery. Suddenly Michael's junk heap disappeared and the room was taken over by the two giant plants that gobbled up socks faster than anyone could supply them! And their appetites were growing bigger every day!

See how Michael and his brother, Norman, deal with the plants they name Fluffy and Stanley.

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Book Type
Chapter Book
Comedy and Humor, Fantasy

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Nancy McArthur

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