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Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 7
Categories: Fantasy, Humor


Helena Clare

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 39, Num 4, Jan 2012

Story Summary

Feeling that their life is passing them by, minute after minute and hour after hour, the numbers on the alarm clock decide to escape and see the world. They are having the time of their lives until they notice that night is lasting too long because they are not doing their job. So they climb back onto the clock face, satisfied that they are needed.