Stinky Smelly Feet by Margie Palatini
A Love Story

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Douglas is very smitten with Dolores. And Dolores is quite smitten with Douglas as well. They enjoy picnicking in the park, going to the beach, and watching movies together. But there's a problem: one of them has STINKY SMELLY FEET! The smell is enough to knock Dolores out, which can be a trifle embarrassing in public. Douglas tries everything to make his feet smell sweeter&150a bubble bath, perfume, and powder&150but nothing works. Will this mean the end of their beautiful friendship? Bursting with kid appeal, this sweet (and stinky) romance will win the hearts of young and old.


About Margie Palatini

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Margie Palatini has written many hilarious books for young readers, including Piggie Pie!, illustrated by Howard Fine; Moosetache, illustrated by Henry Cole; and Moo Who?, illustrated by Keith Grave. Ethan Long has illustrated several picture books, including The Day My Runny Nose Ran Away, by Jason Eaton.
Published May 11, 2004 by Dutton Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Unfortunately, whenever Douglas takes off his shoes to wiggle his toes in the grass or remove a painful pebble, Dolores falls over, “KERPLUNK!” Douglas’s feet smell so awful that they give off a green cloud that downs birds and kills fish.

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Despite a pair of persistently malodorous webbed feet, true love predictably prevails in Palatini's (The Web Files ) snippet of a tale featuring duck sweethearts Dolores and Douglas.

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