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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 childís pillow?


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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. MORE...


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Trevor's Wiggly-Wobbly Tooth

by Lester L. Laminack

Illustrated by Kathi Garry McCord

Peachtree Publishers 2002

Ages: 5 to 7

Topic: Losing Teeth

In school, Trevorís friends who have all lost some teeth try to give him advice on how to pull out his loose tooth so he can join their club. Soon his grandmother comes to school to make taffy with the children and you will laugh when you see whose teeth also fall out besides Trevorís loose tooth. MORE...


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What Do the Fairies Do With All Those Teeth?

by Michel Luppens

Illustrated by Phillipe Beha

Firefly Books Ltd 1996

Ages: 5 to 7

Topic: Losing Teeth

Just what do fairies do with all their tiny teeth? Do they put them inside maracas or do they make their own tooth necklaces? Your child will surely have his own ideas after reading this story which was translated from French. MORE...


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Dear Tooth Fairy

by Karen Gray Ruelle

Holiday House 2006

Ages: 5 to 7

Topic: Losing Teeth

When her tooth becomes loose, Emily tries to help it come out by biting into apples and eating peanut butter. She also writes letters to the tooth fairy. The tooth fairy writes back to her and even draws a picture of herself. MORE...