Brushing Your Teeth Can be Fun by Munro Leaf
  

Brushing Your Teeth Can be Fun

Written by Munro Leaf
Illustrated by

Synopsis

Brushing Your Teeth Can be Fun by Munro Leaf

It takes a Herculean effort to get my child to: a) brush his or her teeth b) go to sleep c) take a bath d) eat his or her vegetables. If any (or all) of these apply, continue reading. From the treasure chest of Munro Leaf comes another classic in which the beloved author and illustrator uses his time-proven method of talking to children straight--simply getting them to see it how it is. In Brushing Your Teeth Can Be Fun (originally published in 1943 as Health Can Be Fun), Leaf leaves his audience in no doubt that not only can health be fun, but good sense, as well. This book will help boys and girls understand why they should drink their milk, eat their vegetables, get exercise, go to bed on time, brush their teeth, keep clean, and a dozen other things both big and small that are important to building strong, healthy, and happy bodies.With his trademark stick figure drawings and witty text, Leaf will once again elicit peals of mirthful laughter from his little readers, not to mention some big ones who will find this humorous hygiene handbook an indispensable aid in the all-too-familiar night-time (come to think of it, all the time) war with their children about the merits of keeping good health.

Reviews

.. .encourages kids to embrace responsibility for taking care of themselves...The flowing text incorporates touches of humor, and the illlustrations of stick-figure characters keep the tone light. School Library Journal .. .that sunny orange cover is so relentlessly cheery, it just makes me want to spend quality time with my Arm & Hammer Enamel Care. Time Out New York Kids . ..encourages kids to embrace responsibility for taking care of themselves...The flowing text incorporates touches of humor, and the illlustrations of stick-figure characters keep the tone light.

Time Out New York Kids .,. encourages kids to embrace responsibility for taking care of themselves...The flowing text incorporates touches of humor, and the illlustrations of stick-figure characters keep the tone light. ~ School Library Journal .,. that sunny orange cover is so relentlessly cheery, it just makes me want to spend quality time with my Arm & Hammer Enamel Care. ~ Time Out New York Kids

About the Author

Wilbur Monroe Leaf (aka Munro Leaf) (1905-1976) was an American author of children's literature who wrote and illustrated many books during his long career. His books were illustrated by a number of famous artists, including Ludwig Bemelmans, Robert Lawson, and Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss).Robert Lawson (1892-1957) received his art training at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. In addition to illustrating many children's books, including Mr. Popper's Penguins, Robert Lawson also wrote and illustrated a number of his own books for children. In 1940, he was awarded the Caldecott Medal for his picture book illustrations in They Were Strong and Good and in 1944, he was awarded the Newbery Medal for his middle grade novel Rabbit Hill.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
56 pages

Author

Munro Leaf
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Publisher

Universe Publishing

Publication date

26th February 2008

ISBN

9780789315946


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