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The Night Before the Tooth Fairy

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It wiggles, and waggles, and wiggles some more, but this little boy's stubborn tooth just won't come out! He hopes it will fall out soon, because he can't wait to meet the Tooth Fairy! This humorous tale based on Clement C. Moore's classic poem is a perfect addition to the best-selling series.

Illustrated by Johansen Newman.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 15th 2003 by Grosset & Dunlap
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My niece is about to lose her first upper front tooth. I got this book to read the night of the tooth fairy. I think it will be tonight.

Cute little riff on Twas the night before Christmas. I didn't think this one work quite as well as the other's I've read. The kids have fun with these.
Feb 24, 2012 rated it liked it
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Written as a variation on The Night Before Christmas, this tale follows a boy as he loses his tooth and receives a visit from the tooth fairy. I read it to the whole first grade class as part of their day study on teeth (and tusks!). The kiddos especially loved the ending, where a tooth lost is actually a tooth gained.
Aug 05, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Cute book, following along with the cadence of The Night Before Christmas. When I went to read it to my son, he'd been looking through it and said that it had good pictures. The pictures are very cute. My son really liked it and wanted me to read it to him again. The ending is very cute. While the main character and the baby are both boys, I still think girls would probably like it.
Melissa Gregory
This is a very funny story. It is about a little boy who wants to meet the tooth fairy so bad. He has a loose tooth and will do anything to get it out, but when it comes down to people trying to help him get it out, he refuses. This book has great illustrations that go along great with the story. this would be a great story for pre-schoolers-2nd grade.
Erin Lynn
Jan 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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So when the twins are the only two kids left at the after school program, I read to them.

Today, they chose this book, and it had me smiling from the minute I started reading. Not only does it follow the classic poem almost perfectly, it really describes what it feels like to lose that first tooth.

I wish I would have read it when I was in kindergarten when my first tooth was loose.
Nov 03, 2009 rated it liked it
Strange but cute book that kids will love to read before or after they lose a tooth!
Mina Saeed
Oct 19, 2010 rated it liked it
A book to just build a classroom library:)
Kids who have a loose tooth can read it if they like:)
Ryan M. Hanna
Jun 23, 2014 rated it liked it
Cute. I liked the "twist" at the end!
Kirstin Kemppainen
This is a spin off of the book "'twas the night before Christmas" except this was the night before the tooth fairy was coming! This would be a great book to read if students started losing teeth.
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