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The Tooth Book

The Tooth Book

A Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums


The Tooth Book

About the Book

Every child studies dental care in school and this lively picture book makes learning how to care for your teeth fun.

Taking good care of your teeth and gums is an important part of maintaining overall health. After all, you need your pearly whites to eat, smile, and talk. But what should you expect when you go to the dentist? What should you do if you lose a tooth? Full of straightforward advice and animated, colorful art, as well as some bite-sized bits of history and lore, this guide provides accessible information about taking care of your teeth. The much-needed dental advice in this book is both timely and accessible to today's children.

The "Monster Health Book", companion title to "The Tooth Book", was named a Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year and earned shining reviews.

Product Details

On sale: March 5, 2009
Age: 5-8 years
Grade: Grades K-3
Page count: 32 Pages
ISBN: 9780823422067

Author Bio

Edward Miller is an illustrator and product designer who lives in New York City. Follow him on Facebook at Ed Miller Design.


"Miller presents all things toothy in this fascinating and funny introduction to teeth. . . . This is one that kids can really sink their teeth into."—Kirkus Reviews
"From the reasons for flossing and the importance of eating right to the giant cutaway view of a tooth, the books graphically dynamic presentation will appeal to many children, especially visual learners."—Booklist
"This entertaining introduction to a potentially dry subject makes an informative resource for educators and a fun read for kids."—School Library Journal