How to Eat Fried Worms Characters

Thomas Rockwell
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Billy

Billy Forrester is a ten-year-old boy and the subject of the worm bet. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Forrester and the older brother of Emily, Billy is a kind and humorous kid who loves spending time with his three closest friends, Tom, Alan, and Joe. Billy accepts the bet and challenge of eating 15 worms in 15 days from Alan, with the stakes being $50. Billy has long had his eye on the minibike owned by George Cunningham’s older brother’s bike which is for sale, so he agrees to the bet in order to buy the bike. Tom serves as Billy’s second, and helps to encourage Billy over the next two weeks.

Billy struggles with eating worms at first, worrying at one point that the worms have poisoned him, and survives several other tricks and plots by Alan and Joe to make him lose. Billy is injured...

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