Synopses & Reviews
A young boy wakes up one morning to find that he has his very first loose tooth. But no matter how much he pushes, pulls, and wiggles it, it just won't come out!
Lola Schaefer's energetic text and Sylvie Wickstrom's exuberant illustrations perfectly capture the excitement and anxiety of a child losing his first tooth in an appealing book about a childhood milestone
o Beginning readers will recognize and respond to the familiar situation of a child with his very first loose tooth.
o Energetic and engaging, Lola M. Schaefer's very simple story is perfect for the youngest beginning readers.
o Expressive and lively illustrations will delight young children.
“With a few words, lots of repetition, some rhyme, and good rhythm, this story is perfect for beginning readers.” School Library Journal
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A young boy wakes up one morning to find he has his very first loose tooth. But no matter what he does, it won't come out.
About the Author
Lola M. Schaefer is the author of several books for children, including An Island Grows
; Pick, Pull, Snap! Where Once a Flower Bloomed
, an NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts; and What's Up, What's Down?
She lives with her husband, Ted, in the mountains of north Georgia, where she occasionally observes the back end of a black bear, coyote, or gray fox.
Sylvie Wickstrom is the author and illustrator of several books for children. I Love You, Mister Bear was inspired by Ms. Wickstrom's daughter, Sosha, who once rescued her own Mister Bear from a local yard sale. The original Mister Bear now keeps Ms. Wickstrom company in her studio while she writes and illustrates her picture books.
Sylvie Wickstrom grew up in France and now lives in Albany, New York.