Grades 4 - 7
Grade level Equivalent: 4.7
Lexile® Measure: 820L
Guided Reading: S
- Comedy and Humor
- Ghosts, Monsters, Vampires, Witches
About This Book
Robert Burnside has a lot of problems. His family is weird. His friends are also weird. But nothing compares to his biggest problem: his closet. Sometimes the closet is just a normal messy closet, but other times the closet refuses to open, makes weird noises, and spits out strange creatures that seem to be a combination of the books his mom is always giving him to read.
Robert's already dealt with Wonkenstein, a blend of Willy Wonka and Frankenstein...but he's not prepared for the next creature he meets: Potterwookiee! Robert isn't sure what to do with this strange combination of Chewbacca from Star Wars and boy wizard Harry Potter, but he decides to call him Hairy. And definitely to keep him a secret from the rest of the family.
Could it be that Hairy has arrived to help Robert defeat the school bully or win the heart of his crush? Or maybe he's here because of the cooking competition that's come to town, which Robert is desperate to win. Will Hairy's help be enough to counteract the "help" Robert is getting from his team of kitchen-incompetent friends?
Sure to be a hit with Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans, this fast-paced story is filled with wacky humor and clever cartoon artwork.