A new picture book by Rene Colato Lainez offers a nice twist to the tale of the Tooth Fairy.
~ ~ ~~ ~~ ~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~ ~~ ~ ~My little guy has been wiggling a tooth so long, I can't believe it hasn't given up and fallen out yet. (And when it does, he'll need a new hobby.) Surely, at some point - before he goes to college, I hope - the Tooth Fairy will visit our house.
Apparently, the fairy doesn't visit Spain and Latin America; El Raton Perez does. He's a mouse who travels by rocket ship to homes of children who have recently lost (healthy) teeth. He collects los dientes using his lasso, if necessary.
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