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Children’s Books Featuring the Tooth Fairy!

Hi Kid Lit Friends!

Happy August! It’s me, Liberty. I’m stepping in so Karina can have a little break, but don’t worry, she’ll be back soon. For my theme today, I am doing books about the Tooth Fairy! It was actually María Cristina’s idea, because we were talking about how much we love Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO, which you’ll see below, along with a bunch of other fun books! I had no idea there were so many books about the Tooth Fairy. Have fun brushing up on them! (Sorry not sorry.) (Please note that all descriptions come from the publisher.)

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what does the tooth fairy doWhat Does the Tooth Fairy Do With Our Teeth? by Denise Barry (Author), Andy Boerger (Illustrator)

What does the Tooth Fairy do with our teeth? Lots of things! From the sparkles in the snow to the stars in the sky–see all the amazing, magical, unique things the Tooth Fairy does with our teeth in this award winning book.

the tooth fairy meets el raton perezThe Tooth Fairy Meets El Raton Perez by Rene Colato Lainez (Author), Tom Lintern (Illustrator)

The Tooth Fairy has some competition.

Meet El Ratón Pérez, the charming and adventurous mouse who collects children’s teeth in Spain and Latin America.

When both the Tooth Fairy and El Ratón Pérez arrive to claim Miguelito’s tooth, sparks fly under the Mexican-American boy’s pillow. Who will rightfully claim his tooth?

This magical tale introduces a legendary Latino character to a new audience and provides a fresh take on the familiar
childhood experience of losing one’s tooth.

pete the catPete the Cat and the Lost Tooth (My First I Can Read) by James Dean (Author, Illustrator)

In Pete the Cat and the Lost Tooth, the tooth fairy asks Pete for some help. But it’s not easy being the tooth fairy for Pete when a tooth goes missing—will he be able to find the lost tooth before it’s too late?

Beginning readers will love Pete’s adventure as the tooth fairy in this My First I Can Read story, complete with original illustrations from the creator of Pete the Cat, James Dean. My First I Can Read books are perfect for shared reading with a child.

Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO by Tamara Pizzoli, illustrated by Federico FabianiTallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO by Dr. Tamara Pizzoli (Author), Federico Fabiani (Illustrator)

Hilarious and smart, Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO is a modern take on the classic tooth fairy story by Tamara Pizzoli with illustrations by Federico Fabianiis that is perfect for powerful little leaders ready to take on the world―one tooth at a time.

Meet Tallulah. She’s the Tooth Fairy CEO. Tallulah knows practically everything about being a tooth fairy. How to collect teeth. Dispense money. Train other fairies. And it’s all in the Teeth Titans Incorporated Employee Manual.

But when something happens that’s not covered in the manual, what’s a fairy to do?

the night before the tooth fairyThe Night Before the Tooth Fairy by Natasha Wing (Author), Barbara Johansen Newman (Illustrator)

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.

the berenstain bears and the tooth fairyThe Berenstain Bears and the Tooth Fairy by Jan Berenstain (Author, Illustrator), Mike Berenstain (Author, Illustrator)

When Sister Bear notices that she has a loose tooth, she can’t wait for it to fall out so that the Tooth Fairy will come and leave a quarter under her pillow. But then Sister finds out that her best friend, Lizzy Bruin, got even more for the last tooth she lost! What is the Tooth Fairy thinking? Mama and Papa give her good advice while Sister waits for the Tooth Fairy’s next visit.

how to trick the tooth fairyHow to Trick the Tooth Fairy by Erin Danielle Russell (Author), Jennifer Hansen Rolli (Illustrator)

From the coauthor of Dork Diaries comes a witty and engaging picture book about a prankster who wants to pull off the best prank of all—pranking the Tooth Fairy!

Kaylee loves pulling pranks: from dropping water balloons on passers by to even tricking Santa Claus, she’s a prize-winning prankster!

But is she the Princess of Pranks? No! That title is held by none other than the Tooth Fairy. But when Kaylee loses a tooth and the Tooth Fairy goes about her usual tooth-taking business, Kaylee pranks her with a fake frog. As Kaylee and the Tooth Fairy try to out-prank one another, things get way out of hand, until the two finally see eye and eye and decide to share the crown!

You Think It's Easy Being the Tooth FairyYou Think It’s Easy Being the Tooth Fairy? by Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt (Author), David Slonim (Illustrator)

All over America, kids are losing their teeth. And who is there to gather them up, leaving coins in their places? The Tooth Fairy, of course! A self-described “action kind of gal” with plenty of attitude, she reveals her secrets at last. Learn about her amazing Tooth-o-Finder. Marvel at her ingenious flying machine. Watch her in action, dodging dogs and cats and gerbils. You Think It’s Easy Being the Tooth Fairy? is the essential guide for every kid about to lose a tooth. And don’t forget, February is National Children’s Dental Health Month.

anna and the tooth fairyAnna and the Tooth Fairy by Maureen Wright (Author), Anna Chernyshova (Illustrator)

Anna has a loose tooth—and the Tooth Fairy will be coming to visit soon! As Anna’s excitement grows, she realizes that Sophie, her baby sister, must be a Tooth Fairy in training. Sophie is always up at night, her rattle looks just like a magic wand, and she’s even learning to fly! So Anna begins to teach her little sister all the skills she’ll need to be the best Tooth Fairy ever. But what will happen when Sophie is no longer in training? Will she go away? It’s up to the big sister to make sure that never happens!

how to catch the tooth fairyHow to Catch the Tooth Fairy by Adam Wallace (Author), Andy Elkerton (Illustrator)

Losing a tooth is an exciting and notable event in the life of a child – what will the tooth fairy bring? Following up on the New York Times best-seller How to Catch a Leprechaun, this book presents a wonderfully creative opportunity for children and parents to have fun and celebrate together.

How to catch the Tooth Fairy?
It’s not an easy task.
You can try to catch her,
but she is just too fast!

Even though she’s out this week, Karina would love to know what you are reading this week! Find her on Twitter at @KarinaYanGlaser, on Instagram at @KarinaIsReadingAndWriting, or email her at

Have a great week!


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