The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales


There are no lessons to be learned or morals to take to heart–just good, sarcastic fun that smart-alecks of all ages will love.

Parodic humor here runs riot…irrepressibly zany fun!–Kirkus


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