Richard Was a Picker

Carolyn Beck (author), Ben Hodson (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554690893

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Description

Richard picks his nose, until one day he discovers the perils of his habit. When his finger gets stuck up his nose, Richard panics. Then his nose sucks up his arm. Before he knows it, all of him slides up his nose. Richard has become a giant booger. He propels his booger-ball self out of his house. But as he rolls down the sidewalk things get worse, way worse. Soon the whole town is chasing after him and jabbing at him. Will Richard be poked to pieces? With some quick thinking and a little luck, Richard avoids a terrible end.

Reading Level
Lexile
540L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
N
ATOS
2.6
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Character Education Health & Nutrition Humor
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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