A Bad Case of Stripes

Written by:  David Shannon

Paint Picture & Story Designed By:  Kelly Brooks





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       A Bad Case of Stripes is a book about a girl named Camilla Cream who loved lima beans, but
 
never ate them.  This was because all of her friends hated lima beans, and she wanted to fit in. 
 
While getting dressed for the first day of school, Camilla looked in the mirror to find herself

 
covered with stripes from head to toe.  She looked like a colored rainbow.

     When Camilla went to school, all of the
other kids laughed at her.  Camilla tried to ignore

them,
but when someone said a word, she turned into whatever they said.    Soon everyone was
  
calling out different shapes and colors, and poor
Camilla was changing as fast as lightening.

    Camilla saw every doctor in the world, but no one had a cure for the stripes  Camilla's stripes
 
were becoming worse and worse.  Finally, an old lady
came to Camilla's house to help her.
 
The lady gave Camilla a handful of lima beans to eat. 
Camilla ate all of the lima beans that
 
the old lady gave her, and she was finally cured.  From then
on, Camilla ate all the lima beans
 
she wanted, and never
got the stripes again!


      

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