Tooth Tales from around the World

Tooth Tales from around the World

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By: Marlene Targ Brill / Illustrated by: Katya Krenina

What do you do when you lose a tooth? Do you try to exchange it with a beaver for one of his? Do you save it for the Tooth Mouse, or is that the Tooth Fairy?

This magically illustrated book shows how children from various cultures and 17 different countries celebrate this rite of passage.

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Author & Illustrator Bios:

Marlene Targ Brill, author

Marlene Targ Brill has been creating children's books for many years. She earned her Administrative Certificate at Loyola University and her B.S. at the University of Illinois at Urbana. She received her Masters degree in Early Childhood Education at Roosevelt University.

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Katya Krenina, illustrator

Katya Krenina is a native of Lvov, Ukraine. She worked as a color graphics designer for computer games and in the Russian textile industry before serving as an interpreter and translator. She attended two Ukrainian Art Institutes and majored in textile and tapestry design. She also graduated from Syracuse University with a major in Illustration.

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Awards & Honors:

  • CBC Children's Choices


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ISBN: 978-0-88106-399-8

Ages: 5-8
Page count: 32

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