Losing teeth can be be an exciting time in a child’s life. It’s a sign that they’re growing up, their bodies are changing, getting bigger and stronger. Losing baby teeth and growing in adult teeth is a big deal, and reading picture books can help children prepare for that big event. These teeth and tooth fairy books for kids address losing teeth, plus how to care for the teeth they’ve already got.
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Picture Books about Teeth and the Tooth Fairy
The Tooth Book: A Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums – This book teaches kids (the human kind) how to properly care for their teeth in a fun and attention-grabbing way. The Tooth Book provides information on tending to teeth, history tidbits, and fun folklore all wrapped up in one big colorful package.
Brush Your Teeth, Please: A Pop-up Book – This book teaches dental hygiene taught by a varying assortment of animals that come to life with pop-up.
Open Wide: Tooth School Inside – This wild and wacky read is filled to the brim with crazy characters and fascinating facts. This is for sure a fun read for your resident tooth enthusiast.
Tooth – Leslie Patricelli is one of our favorite authors, especially when it comes to funny board books about “life” experiences for kids. Tooth takes your young reader along on a grand adventure as the character figures out what to do with their first tooth.
How to Trick the Tooth Fairy – This book follows along with Kaylee, a young girl on a mission to take the prankster crown from none other than the Tooth Fairy.
The Night Before the Tooth Fairy by Natasha Wing- This spin on Clement C. Moore’s poem is about a boy waiting for his tooth to finally fall out.
The Twin Tooth Fairies by Marianne Murphy – We follow along two young boy fairies in this book that teaches an important lesson proper dental hygiene.
Bear’s Loose Tooth (The Bear Books) by Karma Wilson – Bear is about to lose his first tooth in this book that will ease your little one’s mind if they’re anxious about losing their teeth.
Arthur’s Tooth by Marc Brown – This classic book teaches young children that everyone’s body is different but that it’s okay because that’s what makes you unique.
How to Catch the Tooth Fairy by Adam Wallace – One of my favorite kids’ books about the tooth fairy, this cute story details the Tooth Fairy’s various escapades as she travels around collecting teeth while avoiding numerous traps.
The Tooth Fairy Kit – This kit includes a book answering the many questions you might have about the Tooth Fairy, a pillow, and a journal and makes the perfect care package for your growing child.
My Wiggly Smile: Olive’s Stubborn Little Tooth by Dr. Amira May Woodruff – This book, written by a dentist, takes you with Olive, who has gotten her first loose tooth. This book also has a coloring page at the end that shows children at which age they are most likely to lose certain teeth as well.
You Think It’s Easy Being the Tooth Fairy by Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt – Detailing the Tooth Fairy’s secrets, this humorous book shows you just how the Tooth Fairy does her job.
Tooth Fairy’s Night (Step into Reading) by Candice Ransom – In this great book, you go along with the Tooth Fairy as she goes on about her night of tooth collecting.
Loose Tooth (My First I Can Read) by Lola M. Schaefer – About a young boy’s first wobbly tooth, this easy read is perfect for your new reader.
Here Comes the Tooth Fairy Cat by Deborah Underwood – Cat and Mouse must complete three tasks given by the Tooth Fairy in order for Cat to have his wish of meeting the Tooth Fairy granted.
Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO by Tamara Pizzoli – This contemporary retelling of the classic tooth fairy story follows along with Tallulah, the tooth fairy CEO, as she problem solves when an incident not in the instruction book occurs.
The Missing Tooth Fairy (The Adventures of Sophie Mouse) – The Tooth Fairy seems to be missing in this beginner’s book about Sophie Mouse’s first lost tooth.
The Tooth Fairy Wars – Nathan wants to keep his lost tooth rather than let the Tooth Fairy take it in this attention grabbing, action packed book.
Arthur Tricks the Tooth Fairy (Step-Into-Reading, Step 3) – Arthur plays the Tooth Fairy for D.W. in this hilarious book perfect for your budding reader.
Lunette, the True Story of the Tooth Fairy – In this Tooth Fairy origin story, we meet Lunette, a young girl about to discover her special gift and change the world.
Throw Your Tooth on the Roof: Tooth Traditions from Around the World – This horizon expanding book takes your young reader around the world and teaches about various tooth losing traditions from around the globe.
The Tooth Fairy Story (Fairy Village) (Volume 1) – This book sets the facts straight on some common tooth fairy misconceptions as you get an insider’s look at the fairy village and join a fairy on her first trip to her designated family.
Little Rabbit’s Loose Tooth by Lucy Bate – What to do with your lost tooth? This is Little Rabbit’s question as we go through her various ideas until she solves her problem in this classic book.
Toothella: Tooth Fairy in Training – Sometimes, due to various circumstances, the Tooth Fairy just doesn’t show. This book explains why this occurs – and gives parents a reprieve.
Dear Tooth Fairy – This book with interactive trinkets perfect for your treasure collecting reader is full of letters from Holly to Tooth Fairy and back as Holly asks what the Tooth Fairy does with her teeth and other entertaining questions that are obligingly answered.
Chase’s Loose Tooth! (Paw Patrol) – Chase and the Paw Patrol pups go on a trip to the dentist in this book filled with colorful images, stickers, a poster, and a card game for fun even after you finish reading.
Fun Tooth Fairy Items for Kids
Before the Tooth Fairy visits, be prepared with these fun keepsakes and pillows for kids!
I bought this for my little girl as soon as she found her first loose tooth! The pillow has a pocket on the back for your child’s tooth, which is convenient because the tooth fairy does sometimes have trouble finding loose teeth when they are under the child’s pillow in bed. *wink wink*