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In the magical land of Brushelot it is Batina’s first day collecting teeth. She is determined that her humongous wings will not interfere with her mission.  She collects her first tooth and places it securely in her pouch before returning to Brushelot.  Unfortunately, as she approaches home she is caught in a terrible draft which causes her to tumble. The tooth is lost.  Batina must call on her best friends, Lainey the brainiac and little Lulu to work together to help save the day.

Clean Teeth equals Fairy Dust

“A book about friendship, overcoming fears, persistence, and teamwork.
As a bonus, it encourages children to brush their teeth … but don’t tell them!”
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Readers’ Favorite Book Reviewer Sarah Westmoreland wrote a review 9/9/2016:

The Tooth Collector Fairies: Batina’s Best First Day by Denise Ditto is a skillfully written and beautifully illustrated children’s story that teaches several important lessons: always do your best, accept other people’s differences, never give up, and (of course) brush your teeth! After all, the fairies can’t fly if they don’t have magical fairy dust, and they can only make it from the shiniest, best brushed teeth. It’s a fun adventure that any young reader would enjoy as they join the Tooth Collector Fairies on their journeys to find the cleanest teeth to turn into fairy dust!

Sarah Westmoreland

Readers’ Favorite Book Reviewer Jack Magnum wrote a review 9/9/2016:

Denise Ditto’s story book for children, grades k-3, The Tooth Collector Fairies: Batina’s Best First Day, is a witty and entertaining tale about what really happens when you put those teeth under your pillow. Gabhor Utomo’s illustrations are magical and sweet, and they work perfectly with the story. Ditto’s tale also touches on how it’s okay for people to look different, as best friends, Lainey, Lulu and Batina prove, and it shows how people working together can achieve seemingly impossible things, which is a very good message indeed. Batina’s Best First Day educates while it entertains, and it may even get kids into brushing their teeth properly to make sure they can be used for fairy dust. The Tooth Collector Fairies: Batina’s Best First Day is highly recommended.

Jack Magnum

Readers’ Favorite Book Reviewer Mamta Madhavan wrote a review 9/9/2016:

The story is adorable and whimsical, and kids will love those fairies. The illustrations are enchanting and give good pace and movement to the story, breathing life into the characters. All the characters are magical and delightful and will fascinate readers with their actions. It’s an excellent bedtime storybook and parents and grandparents can read it out to their kids and grandkids. It can also be used for interactive sessions in classrooms and school libraries. The message of not giving up, in spite of all the obstacles we face, is encouraging to young readers and Batina’s effort is the best way to help them understand that.

Mamta Madhavan

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