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Losing Teeth
Losing your first tooth is a memorable event of childhood. Why not celebrate this event with a book under your child?s pillow?

Throw Your Tooth on the Roof: Tooth Traditions from Around the World

by Selby Beeler

Illustrated by G. Brian Karas

Houghton Mifflin 2001

Ages: 5 to 7

Topic: Losing Teeth

With clever pictures and very short explanations, your child will go on a trip around the world to find out different traditions about loosing teeth. For example, in Egypt, the children throw their teeth on the sun and in Botswana, they throw their teeth on the roof. The whimsical illustrations will add humor and delight to these tales.

A map is included for a first introduction to geography

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