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Alan's Big, Scary Teeth

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Alan's Big, Scary Teeth
Written by Jarvis
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781536215908
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Alan's Big, Scary Teeth

author/illustrator: Jarvis

Deep in the jungle lurks Alan the alligator, descended from a long line of very scary alligators. He prepares carefully—polishing his scales, brushing each of his big, scary teeth, and practicing his frightening faces—then sneaks into the jungle to terrorize the critters. But after a long day of scaring, Alan loves to just enjoy the crossword, run a warm mud bath, and take out his teeth, which nobody else knows are false. Until one morning, when Alan wakes up and finds that his teeth are gone! Without those teeth, he’s just not very scary, and scaring is the only thing he knows how to do. Or is it? In this 2017 Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book—now out in paperback—witty, charming, and playful storytelling will have preschoolers cheering for Alan as he discovers a new way to fit in.

“Jarvis strikes a brisk, matter-of-fact-tone that’s spot-on. . . . His pictures are . . . gorgeous—and thanks to his accomplished cartooning, they’re funny, too.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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1536215902 /  9781536215908
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Picture Books / Paperback
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 11" x 10"
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
Animals; Social Themes;
author’s comments:
Jarvis is an illustrator and animator who has worked as both a record jacket designer and an animation director. This is the first picture book he has both written and illustrated. He lives in Manchester, England.
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