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Noses Are Not for Picking Board Book

Best Behavior® Series


We’ve all seen it—the nose-picking habit starts as early as the toddler years, and no child is the exception. Young children pick their noses for a variety of reasons, from colds to allergies to curiosity or boredom. This board book for toddlers and preschoolers is the answer to the age-old question, “How can I get my child not to pick, especially not in public?”

With gentle humor and kid-friendly support, this book helps guide little ones away from nose picking toward healthier habits, like using a tissue and washing their hands. Catchy words help children remember what to do; vibrant full-color illustrations bring the words to life. Throughout, the positive message shines through: noses are for breathing, sniffing, smelling . . . but not for picking!

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ISBN: 978-1-57542-471-2
Interest Level: Ages 1–4
Illustrated: color illust.
Trim Size: 7" x 7"
Page Count: 24

Praise for Noses Are Not for Picking
“Extensive tips for parents and caregivers on ways to gently discourage nose picking through modeling, respect, redirection, and persistence. A positive approach to a difficult subject.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Provides children with reasons to avoid picking their noses (avoiding germs), alternatives (“Pick a tissue not your nose”), and extensive suggestions for parents wrangling with this particular habit at home.”—Publishers Weekly

Awards for the Best Behavior series:

  • Creative Child Seal of Excellence and Preferred Choice Award
  • Dr. Toy’s 10 Best Socially Responsible Products and Best Children’s Product
  • National Parenting Center Seal of Approval
  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Special Needs Award
  • Read America! Selection
  • iParenting Media Hot Award Winner

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