Brushing Teeth with Mr. Polish and Mr. Pasty
Do you know anybody who simply refuses to brush his or her teeth? Meet Marvin, a naughty little boy who thinks that brushing teeth is a waste of time, despite of his mother’s constant reminders. He soon learns that something is very wrong on the very first day of Kindergarten when nobody, not even the school pet, wants to talk or be friends with him! He has very disturbing and shocking dreams about little green wriggling monsters playing on yellow rocks and these are actually creatures that are living in his mouth! With the help of Mr. Polish and Mr. Pasty who appear in Marvin’s dream, they find the perfect way to get rid of these creatures. In the end, Marvin emerges with a bright smile and confidence to make many new friends.
This picture book is perfect for kids ages 2-5, by teaching them the importance of dental hygiene with Mr. Polish acting as the toothbrush and Mr. Pasty as toothpaste. “Brushing Teeth With Mr. Polish and Mr. Pasty” teaches young children that brushing teeth is very essential to making a great first impression and making new friends. With fun rhymes and delightful illustrations, this book is an appealing story with a clever, yet subtle lesson that both kids and parents will enjoy.
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About the Author
Born in the former USSR, L.A Baruch immigrated to Israel at the age of six. Her creativity and imagination, together with her love of children’s books started at an early age when her mother used to read to her. As she got older, she realized that books have a special charm, through which one can teach a child to develop decision making skills, encourage imagination and growth, as well as teaching the child to overcome obstacles. Now, L.A Baruch strives to inspire her own two daughters to discover a new wonderful world through children’s story books.
This charming tale was written her encounter with own little girl who did not like brushing her teeth.
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