Loose Tooth

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Puffin Books, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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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. Full color.

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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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The questionable co-optation of cherished characters from classic children's literature continues, exemplified by this third entry by Suen and Eitzen in the Peter's Neighborhood series (Willie's ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

DOB: 01/22/1956

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.

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