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The Tooth Fairy

3.84 of 5 stars 3.84  ·  rating details  ·  25 ratings  ·  4 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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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
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.
Very original idea as to what Tooth fairies do with teeth,and how they get their money.
Beautiful pictures. Really made the Tooth Fairy seem magical!
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