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FLANNERY McKracken Will Not Get Up

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, August 31st, 2009 at 2:08 pm in Books, Contest.

The Parents of Flannery McKracken When we asked you for backseat pastimes last week, we never expected such a surge of great ideas! Anyone traveling this Labor Day weekend will want to browse the list. Meanwhile, we’re sending the copy of “Origami on the Go” out to this week’s winner, Marie.

Now we’re moving on to another giveaway and this one’s a very funny picture book – one I think we can all relate to – “The Parents of Flannery McKracken” by Gary Wise. Flannery, you see, does not like to get up, get dressed and get going in the morning. Nope, it takes seven Fairy Godmothers, a marching band and a cannon just to get the kid dressed. Not sure who’s going to giggle at the goings on more, you or your kid. Want the book? Click comments and share a “dragging the kid out of bed” tale or other parenting tip. We’ll draw a winner’s name next Monday!

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4 Responses to “FLANNERY McKracken Will Not Get Up”

  1. Cindi Hoppes Says:

    This book sounds like it is describing our youngest son!
    We just have to keep an eye on him to make sure he is up for school. Thanks, Cindi

  2. shartl Says:

    My brother was so bad about getting up in the morning that my mom used to dress him the night before to cut down on hassles! Then she would have to get him out of bed, stand him up and walk him down to breakfast! It was always so funny sitting there across the table from him in the morning, his eyes were usually still closed!

  3. Marci Says:

    My daughter was so grumpy to get out of bed that I made up a silly wake up song that she came to love…LOL!

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