George Washington's Teeth

byDeborah Chandra, Madeleine ComoraIllustratorBrock Cole

December 26, 2007|
George Washington's Teeth by Deborah Chandra
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In this reverentially funny tale from Deborah Chandra written in verse and based on Washington''s letters, diaries, and other historical records, readers will find out what really happened as they follow the trail of lost teeth to complete tooflessness.

From battling toothaches while fighting the British, to having rotten teeth removed by his dentists, the Father of His Country suffered all his life with tooth problems. Yet, contrary to popular belief, he never had a set of wooden teeth. Starting at the age of twenty-four, George Washington lost on average a tooth a year, and by the time he was elected president, he had only two left!

Illustrated in watercolors with subtle humor by Brock Cole, George Washington''s Teeth is followed by a four-page time line featuring reproduced period portraits of Washington.

Deborah Chandra''s previous children''s books include A is for Amos, which Publishers Weekly called "a charmer" in a starred review. She lives in Altadena, California. Madeleine Comora is an author and poet who lives in Glendale, California. Brock Cole is the author and/or illustrator of many books, including the picture books Buttons,...
Title:George Washington's TeethFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:40 pages, 10.33 X 8.51 X 0.11 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 10.33 X 8.51 X 0.11 inPublished:December 26, 2007Publisher:Square FishLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312376049

ISBN - 13:9780312376048

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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