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Item - Beware of the Purple Peanut Butter

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Combined Summary

Series: Give Yourself Goosebumps — no. 6
Contained In: Give Yourself Goosebumps Books #5-#8 (Collection)
Translated Into: Cuidado con la mermelada púrpura (Spanish)
Mauve, visqueux et dangereux! (French)
Pass deg for det lilla peanøttsmøret (Norwegian)
Author: Stine, R. L.
Illustrator: Nagata, Mark
Date: June, 1996 (First printing)
ISBN: 0590673203 / 9780590673204 (First printing)
Length: 135 pages
Number of Endings: 26
User Summary: Eating food in the off-limits basement of your aunt's house proves to be a bad idea - it causes your size to change dramatically.
Demian's Thoughts:

Like the previous book this is strange, but not in a good way... The plot is ludicrous (which is to be expected from this series, I suppose) and the novelties in the gameplay (which include some coin flipping and choices dependent on time of week or age of the reader) are pointless and uninteresting.

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Stockton's Thoughts:

The plot of this book is pretty odd; I'd figure my chances of getting serious food poisoning from purple peanut butter are better than my chances of changing size rapidly. The style and humour here are both par for the course in this series. It's random, meaningless drivel - yet over the years, I've still come back to it fairly often. Beware of the Purple Peanut Butter isn't a great book by any means, but I've always found it a fun diversion.

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Users with Extra Copies: bigcobra
Demian - 4th printing; "Katie" stamped on inside front cover
ntar - 4 extra copies, 2 with somewhat worn covers, 2 ex-library copy

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