The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks

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By Nancy McArthur
Publisher HarperCollins
The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks
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Yummie, Yummie...Dirty Socks! Michaels 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 Michaels 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 Michaels mess.But that was before the appearance of the most amazing plants ever! Suddenly Michaels 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!When the plant that militant slob Michael grows from his mailorder seeds develops an appetite for dirty socks, Michael and his neatnik brother, Norman, join together to persuade their parents to let them keep the evergrowingand voraciousgreenery.

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26479 words26,479 words
128 pages128 pages
Lexile 640LLexile 640L
Grade 4 to 7Grade 4 to 7
Published 1988Published 1988

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