The Legend of Messy M'Cheany by Kathie Lee Gifford

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Meet Messy M'Cheany--when it comes to a mess, this kid is the best! However, as soon as Messy meets his new baby sister, Missy, he realizes that she does not share the same fondness for messes, but instead loves to be clean! How will he learn to get along with a sister who is so different? Kathy Lee Gifford's new rhyming picture book teaches children that though being messy is fun, changing bad habits for baby sisters and brothers is the best thing any sibling can do!

About Kathie Lee Gifford

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Kathie Lee Gifford is best known for her fifteen-year role as co-host of the nationally syndicated Live with Regis and Kathie Lee. She recently returned to television as a co-host of the fourth hour of the Today show. In addition, she is writing and producing a number of stage musicals. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and children.
Published May 24, 2011 by Running Press Kids. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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“Messy tried to teach Missy how to be dirty, / But she only liked to dress up and be purty.” Using curtsies and manners, Missy wins their Wild West showdown: “Messy said ‘Never.’ / Missy said ‘Please.’ / And that ‘please’ brought Messy to his knees.” Morality’s on her side—Messy was “a bum” before.

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(Falling to his knees, Messy declares, "I know I've lived the life of a bum,/ But Missy, you've taught me what I could become.") Although the premise feels lifted straight from a Judd Apatow movie (or a G-rated facsimile), it's actually based on a mock-western ballad from Gifford's 2001 kids' alb...

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Deseret News

Messy M’Cheany was “the worst kid in town.” He kicked over the fish bowl, he refused to wear clean underwear and picked his nose.

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