Albert's Toothache

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Jan 1, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Albert, a turtle, claims he has a toothache, but not until Grandma asks him where his tooth aches does Albert realize he is toothless.

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I didn't care for this book that much. The end didn't make that much sense to me. I suppose it would be a good bedtime story. I wouldn't read it again. Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Barbara Williams is the renowned author of numerous books for children, including ALBERT'S IMPOSSIBLE TOOTHACHE, which was originally published in 1974. She says, "I wrote this story and dedicated it to my daughter, Kim, a preteen hypochondriac, because I hadn't believed her when she reported that she fell off the monkey bars at school on two consecutive days and broke both wrists." Barbara Williams lives with her husband, a retired professor.

Doug Cushman is the illustrator of several children's books, including the best-selling WHAT DADS CAN'T DO, by Doug Wood. He has also written and illustrated some of his own. He says, "One of my early and major influences was the comic strip Pogo, set in the Okefenokee Swamp. When I read ALBERT'S IMPOSSIBLE TOOTHACHE, it just seemed a swamp setting would be perfect.

Bethany Roberts has written more than fifteen picture books for children, including "The Wind's Garden" and the ever-popular stories about mice and holiday celebration, starting with "Halloween Mice!" Ms. Roberts teaches creative writing. She lives with her family in Hamden, Connecticut.
Kay Chorao has written and/or illustrated more than seventy books for children, including "Grayboy "and "Pig and Crow," She and her husband live in New York City and spend their summers in Jamesport, Long Island.

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