It's Michelle's birthday and she's feeling sorry for herself. She doesn't feel well and, what's worse, she doesn't like any of the birthday presents she's been given. The most boring of all is a pair of bedroom slippers, but in fact they are magic slippers and can talk to you when you're ill.
Used availability for Gyles Brandreth's The Slippers That Talked
August 1990 : USA Hardback
April 1992 : UK Paperback