Bear's Loose Tooth

Illustrated by Jane Chapman
(Part of The Bear Books)
LIST PRICE $22.99
About The Book

Bear and his friends are munching on their lunch when, all of sudden, Bear feels something wiggling and wobbling in his mouth. Oh, no! What can it be? It’s Bear’s first loose tooth!

From a cave in the forest
came a “MUNCH, MUNCH, CRUNCH!”
as Bear and his friends
all nibbled on their lunch.


Bear and his friends are munching on their lunch, when all of sudden… Bear feels something wiggling and wobbling in his mouth. Oh, no! What can it be? It’s Bear’s first loose tooth!

In the first Bear book in three years, Bear’s friends ease his concerns about his wiggly, wobbly tooth and help him understand losing a baby tooth is perfectly natural. This funny and reassuring story will delight anyone who’s ever had a loose tooth.

About The Author
Photograph courtesy of the author

Karma Wilson is the bestselling author of several picture books, including the Bear Books series, Where Is Home, Little Pip?, and A Dog Named Doug. Karma lives in Montana.

About The Illustrator

Jane Chapman is the illustrator of over one hundred books for children, including Dilly Duckling by Claire Freedman and I Love My Mama by Peter Kavanagh, as well as Karma Wilson’s Bear Snores OnBear Wants MoreBear Stays Up for Christmas, and Mortimer’s Christmas Manger. She lives with her family in Dorset, England. Visit Jane at ChapmanandWarnes.com.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books (August 2011)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416958550
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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Raves and Reviews

"ith warm prose, comforting acrylics, and a healthy dose of physical comedy, the tale should amuse young readers."-Publishers Weekly

Awards and Honors
  • FRA Children's Book Award Master List
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