Loose Tooth

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Puffin Books, Jun 1, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
4 Reviews

It's class photo day, and Peter has a looth tooth. If he loses the tooth, his smile will have a hole in it, just like in last year's picture. Then again, he'll get money from the tooth fairy, which would help him buy a new basketball!

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User Review  - restock - LibraryThing

I love Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats, but this truly was not my favorite. It presented a culutre and experience that was complelety foreign to me and I had a difficult time wanting to continue reading. The end of the book had a delightful closure however. Read full review

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User Review  - Brooke Birchler - Goodreads

This book was a very easy read but I felt like the story jumped around a lot. The title is "Loose Tooth" and the book starts out with a child talking about his loose tooth and then they go to play ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

Anastasia Suen has a family history with airplanes: her grandparents helped build the P-51 Mustang. She is the author of several children's books including "Window Music" and "Delivery," Anastasia lives in Plano, Texas with her husband and two children.
Cecco Meriniello has written and illustrated many books for children in his native Italy. His artwork has been exhibited in galleries all over the world. He lives in Florence, Italy.

Nell Navillus is a former teacher, songwriter, and musician. She lives in Birmingham, Alabama. Allan Eitzen is the illustrator of "Alphabestiary, Dinosaurs, The Man Who Couldn't Speak, and Thunderstorm in the Church."

Ezra Jack Keats was born Jacob Ezra Katz in Brooklyn, New York on March 11, 1916. He was a mural painter for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) for three years before taking a job as a comic book illustrator. During World War II, he joined the United States Air Corp and was a camouflage pattern designer. After the war, he changed his name to make his Jewish heritage less noticeable. He wrote and/or illustrated more than 85 children's books. The first book he illustrated was Jubilant for Sure by Elizabeth Hubbard Lansing, which was published in 1954. The first book he wrote was My Dog is Lost, which was published in 1960. His other works include Pet Show and The Snowy Day, which won a Caldecott Medal in 1963. He was also awarded the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion for outstanding contributions in the field of children's literature in 1980. He died of a heart attack on May 6, 1983.