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Book Title: Lulu and the Missing Tooth Fairy by S.E. Richey
Category: Children’s Fictions (ages 3-7), 38 pages
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Publisher: Bright Meadow Press
Release date: Feb 28, 2022
Content Rating: G -Suitable for everyone.
Lulu cannot wait for a visit from the Tooth Fairy and get a pony with her Tooth Fairy money. And Trixie cannot wait to finally become an official Tooth Fairy. Everything would be perfect, if only Trixie would show up!
Will Lulu get her pony? Will Trixie ever become an official Tooth Fairy? Find out in this humorous yet heartwarming tale that encourages us to never stop believing and that everything is possible with a little will power. And learn a thing or two about tooth traditions and tooth collectors of the world!
S. E. Richey was born in New York and moved to Puerto Rico with her family when she was four years old. She grew up in the mountains of La Cordillera Central of Puerto Rico. She spoke four-year-old English and Spanish, but soon forgot English. She loved running around her grandparents’ finca, picking wild strawberries, sucking on ripe coffee beans (so sweet!), sugar cane (so sweet!), and searching for cow pies with her siblings and cousins (not so sweet.).
At age eighteen, S. E. Richey swore she would never live in another small town in the country where she had to drive through a canyon with lots of curvy roads just to get to the city. Oh, how dizzy and nauseous those curves made her!
She moved to the United States where she attended college in a small town in Idaho, married and lived in a small town in California (her second home) with lots and lots of curves just to get to the city (yes, she got dizzy and nauseated), and now she lives in a small-ish town in Idaho with her husband and four children. Their two dogs, Roscoe and Cali, and Conan, the fat cat, complete the family. She loves to sing WAY too loudly in the car. She loves Dulce de Leche ice cream (even if it hurts her tummy). And she loves to read and write silly stories that make her giggle and stories that tug at the heartstrings.
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Jhon Ortiz is a 3D character animator and a children’s book illustrator born in Caracas, Venezuela and based in Valencia, Spain. A plant keeper and a coffee lover, Jhon also likes the sound of vinyl records. From an early age, Jhon felt a passion for drawing and storytelling. He has worked as an animator for the films The Nutcracker and the Four, and Moomios. And he has illustrated several books, including The One Great Gnome, LillyBelle: A Damsel NOT in Distress, and Lulu and the Missing Tooth Fairy.
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Most of us have fond memories of putting our teeth under our pillows and waiting eagerly for the tooth fairy to come. Most kids want a dollar, but Lulu wanted a pony. This adorable picture book tells the story of Lulu, a five year old, who is ready to pull her tooth. When she and her puppy, Rufus, tie her tooth to the door and run for it, they’re rewarded with a tooth that comes out.
Lulu puts the tooth under her pillow, but the tooth fairy doesn’t come. Trixie is the tooth fairy who is very new to her job. Her (GPS) sends her to the wrong place, and night after night she fails at her mission. Lulu is giving up on getting her pony, but will Trixie be able to be a real tooth fairy and show up at Lulu’s house?
The illustrations in this book are utterly charming and have over-the-top details that moms and kids will love!