Adventures of My Dentist and the Tooth Fairy: Activity and Coloring Book

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Whispering Pine Press, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
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This first edition activity book written by author Karen Jean Matsko Hood will give your child many hours of enjoyment as they explore each page. The book is filled with activities that include word puzzles, word scrambles, mazes, coloring activities, and many more fun things for your child to actively complete and experience the sense of achievement. Your children will cherish the companionship of Tiffany and the Tooth Fairy, along with her helpers, Tessa and Trisha, equipped with a magic wand, as well as Sparkle, Glisten and Glimmer, who make it a wonderful experience as they take the mystery out of losing primary teeth and other dental milestones. This exciting book of activities and pictures introduces kids to the fundamentals of healthy teeth and mouth: fluoride, toothpaste, and brushing. The Adventure series has English, as well as the counterpart of Japanese in the books. This is an exciting way to introduce your child to both races and the children's traditions. You will want each of your children to have this book of fun.

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Karen Jean Matsko Hood began writing as a shy author, but has now developed a voice all her own. Her writing always exhibits a unique story as well as a voice of empathy and purpose. Hood's writing is strong-minded. She is a meticulous wordsmith and combines stories with compassion. Hood has always loved children and is devoted to their needs. It is only natural that she would channel her efforts to include children's books and poetry. Hood writes both fiction and non-fiction children's books. Hood reminds us of the importance of our links with nature and environment in our daily lives. Her writing carries the urgency and outrage with areas of current social injustice and inequality. The recurring theme in Hood's work is to provide a voice for those whose struggles cannot be heard. Hood's writing brings poignancy to the most hopeless of situations. She is romantic in her vision for a quest for dignity and social justice. Hood also writes about personal and spiritual themes. She is passionate both as a feminist and as an active children's rights advocate. Hood also works to encourage literacy for all ages. Her blend of traditionalism and modernism brings a current freshness and poignancy to her own poetic voice. She is versatile in her writing style and is able to incorporate a wide range of themes and topics. Her poems have been published in a myriad of magazines and publications. Hood was born and raised in Great Falls, Montana. As an undergraduate she attended the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota and St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota. She also attended the University of Great Falls in Montana for an interim class. Hood received a B.S. Degree in Natural Science and minored in both Psychology and Secondary Education from the College of St. Benedict. After graduating, Karen and her husband taught science and math on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Hood also completed postgraduate classes at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City, Iowa. In May 2001, she completed her Master's Degree in Pastoral Ministry at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. She has also taken post-graduate classes at Lewis and Clark College on the North Idaho College campus in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Hood is currently working on research projects to complete her Ph.D. in Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. Hood currently resides in Greenacres, Washington along with her husband, twelve children, and foster children. Her interests include writing, teaching, and volunteering as a court advocate in the juvenile court system for abused and neglected children. Hood also is a literary advocate for youth and adults. Her hobbies include cooking, baking, photography, indoor and outdoor gardening, cultivating unusual flowering plants and orchids, and raising several specialty breeds of animals including Icelandic horses, bichon frise and cockapoos, and Icelandic sheepdogs. Hood also enjoys bird-watching activities such as observing hummingbirds. Hood finds all aspects of nature precious and demonstrates a passionate appreciation of the environment and a respect for all life.

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