The Kid in the Crib

The Kid in the Crib

A Dr. Seuss Parody

eBook - 2012
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"This delightful reimagining of the beloved children's book The Cat in the Hat pays tribute to Dr. Seuss while lampooning his style and narrative in a way that will leave beleagured parents giggling like, well, children"-- Provided by publisher.
"A children's book for adults in the vein of the mega-bestselling Go the F**k to Sleep, The Kid in the Crib brilliantly reimagines the Dr. Seuss classic, The Cat in the Hat, for beleaguered parents struggling with the anxieties and challenges of parenting in the 21st century. It substitutes the typical worries, frustrations, and challenges of modern parenting for Seuss's original story about a kindly feline and the children he befriends. It lays out the daily power struggle between parents as they each insist that it's the other one's turn to deal with the befouled diaper, and the bleary-headedness that coincides with an infant's sleeping patterns. Parents will chuckle as they read "The kid spat up white/The kid spat up green/The kid spat up more spit up/Than we'd ever seen." This pitch-perfect parody--expertly illustrated by graphic designer Felix Schlater--paints an honest portrait of parenting that will have moms and dads nodding in recognition and howling with laughter. And it is a story that parents will delight in reading, both to each other--and even to their kids someday"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2012.
ISBN: 9780762787340
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: data file
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Mar 08, 2017

Ah yes, I remember,
When my kids were all small.
That mind-numbing stench,
That ear-splitting squall.
When I read this book to my wife,
That wise woman said,
"He must have children,
For he hit the nail on the head. "
So, if you wish to have children,
Heed this cautionary tale.
Buy a gas mask & ear plugs,
For the smell & the wail.

Mar 08, 2017

Good book for expectant parents.


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