What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that older people are tricked out of their money and lodging, and kids are told to do what it takes to win. Kronk recounts a frightening experience that happened when he was a child. Within the context of a fairly tepid story are magic, deception, and threats.
- Families can talk about the pressure Kronk felt to live up to his father's standards. Why doesn't he see himself as a success? How is success measured -- by wealth or happiness?