New Children's Book by West Palm Beach Author

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A Little Boy Struggles to Get Out of Bed and Ready for School in This Delightful Book for Children

Nicky, Get Up! a new book by West Palm Beach resident Barbara Witherspoon, has been published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. of Pittsburgh. Many young readers will recognize themselves in Nicky, Get Up! and their parents are likely to as well.

On Monday morning, the battle to get Nicky out of bed and ready for school begins, and the same conversation repeats on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday as his mother tries determinedly to get him dressed and out the door. On Friday, however, Mom is in for a pleasant surprise. What is so different about this day?

Ms. Witherspoon is a native of Nassau, Bahamas, and currently resides in Florida, where she works as a nursing assistant providing hospice care. She is the mother of two boys, Nicolas and George, and in addition to writing, she enjoys spending time cooking, reading the Bible and other books, and watching movies.

Nicky, Get Up! is a paperback book with a retail price of $9.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4349-0024-1. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. For more information please visit our virtual press room at or our online bookstore at


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