Cold Feet

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Dorling Kindersley, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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When Willie McPhee, the finest bagpipe player in all of Scotland, goes looking for customers who have a wee bit extra to spend on merriment, he finds more than he bargained for. On a cold, wet, miserable night, Willie trips over a tree trunk in the dark. Peering closer, he sees that the fallen tree isn't a tree at all, but a man, a DEAD man, lying stone cold frozen in the snow. "A-A-A-aaaaah!" screams Willie. But then he notices that the body is wearing some fine-looking boots.

A poor man is a practical man, and so soon Willie has a shiny new pair of boots. He puts them to good use tricking a stingy farmer -- and then, in a startling twist, the original owner

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User Review  - dms02 - LibraryThing

It may not be that this was a bad book...it was that I poorly selected it to read to my 3 year old. Dead man in the woods who gets his feet and shoes ripped off...not so uplifting before bed :) Read full review

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User Review  - Jana - Goodreads

This book is kind of crazy, but a terrific and surprising read. I'm anxious to share this book with my 5th grade students. I'm looking forward to see what they think of it. Read full review

About the author (2000)

CYNTHIA DEFELICE has written many acclaimed novels for children, including contemporary and historical fiction and mysteries such as "Under the Same Sky," "Bringing Ezra Back," and "The Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker," She lives in upstate New York.

Robert Kraske has written 16 previous books for young readers, among them Harry Houdini: Master of Magic (Scholastic). This is his first for Clarion. He lives in Stillwater, Minnesota.

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