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Looking for a book from the 70's about a bratty kid who was always getting in trouble. One day while climbing a tree he falls out and is saved by his "guardian devil". He jokes that he will call this devil "Bub" for short and "Beelzebubbaroo" for long".

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This is The Big Joke Game by Scott Corbett. For the record, it's not "Beelzebubbaroo", it's "Beelzebubaroo"

A young boy who loves practical jokes and games finds himself in the strange land of Limbo where the only way out is to play a complicated game.

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  • Loved that book as a kid. – FuzzyBoots Aug 18 '18 at 12:59
  • Thanks so much! Been trying to remember the title and author for a while. "For the record, it's not "Beelzebubbaroo", it's "Beelzebubaroo" "...I'm actually pretty amazed I got it that close considering I last read this book in the 70's. Thanks again! – Tommy Tucker Aug 20 '18 at 17:42

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