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The Tooth Fairy

3.90  ·  Rating Details  ·  30 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
In the wordless storyboard format and soft pastel drawings that have become his trademark, Peter Collington offers an enchanting solution to the age-old mystery of what the tooth fairy does with all those teeth!He follows an industrious tooth fairy on an arduous night's work of creating a perfect silver coin and exchanging it for a precious baby tooth.Back in her cozy parl ...more
Hardcover, 1 page
Published July 13th 1998 by Knopf Books for Young Readers (first published 1995)
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Randie D. Camp, M.S.
Collington's elegantly detailed, warm hued illustrations expands on what we already know about tooth fairies and offers some insight into their work. The book begins with a little girl losing a tooth and placing in a tooth-box under her pillow before going to bed. Not to far from her house, a tooth fairy leaves her home in the trees to travel down into the ground where she must construct her coin. After the coin is ready, the fairy must travel to the house of the sleeping girl and wiggle under t ...more
Debby Baumgartner
A wordless book that helps a child understand about the tooth fairy and what happens with the teeth she takes.
May 19, 2016 Charlotte rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My favorite part is when the tooth fairy gives the money.
Dec 10, 2015 Michelle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Beautifully illustrated wordless picture book
This wordless picture book tells a unique story about how the tooth fairy operates. She uses those teeth for a very musical purpose. Lovely watercolor pictures.

Used for "Let's Go to the Dentist" storytime-January, 2010.
Mar 28, 2009 Jorgina rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children, own-it
Very original idea as to what Tooth fairies do with teeth,and how they get their money.
Jan 31, 2013 Melanie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: picture-books
Beautiful pictures. Really made the Tooth Fairy seem magical!
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