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Sure, first-grade teacher Mrs. Watson may look human, but it is a known and proven fact that she is actually a three-hundred-year-old alien who steals baby teeth from her students.
Thank goodness for a second grader's warning, because this little first grader has a secret: She has a loose tooth! Her first! How will she make it through an entire year without opening her mouth?
Told with the same gentle wit as in their first irresistible collaboration, Countdown to Kindergarten, this lighthearted take on losing one's first tooth will have children and parents laughing aloud.
About the Author
ALISON MCGHEE’s best-selling novel Shadow Baby was a Today Show Book Club pick, and her picture book for adults, Someday, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. She is the recipient of many fellowships and awards, has three grown children, and lives a semi-nomadic life in Minnesota and California.
HARRY BLISS is an award-winning cartoonist and cover artist for The New Yorker, and also the illustrator of a number of picture books. His first, A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech, was a New York Times bestseller, as was Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin. He lives in Vermont.