When Puddle's little cousin, Opal, comes to visit Woodcock Pocket, they discover that she has a loose tooth! After retrieving the tooth from the bottom of the pond she lost it in, Opal carefully places it under her pillow in the hopes that the tooth fairy will bring her a nice shiny quarter. Worried that the tooth fairy won't be able to find Woodcock Pocket, Puddle puts on a homemade costume so that Opal won't be disappointed. But will the real tooth fairy show up?
Losing a tooth is a landmark moment in a child's life. Holly Hobbie's adorable story about two friends caring for their cousin during this difficult time will surely be read with care each time a child loses a tooth.
Best Illustrated Children's Book—The New York Times
Toot & Puddle: Top of the World - "A great choice for new and existing Toot and Puddle fans" -Booklist
Toot & Puddle: I'll Be Home for Christmas - A New York Times children's bestseller: "Hobbie's chipper text and alternately cozy and funny watercolors are as winning as ever." -Publishers Weekly, starred review
"The lovable piglets are at their best-friend best in his holiday tale." -Bulletin of the CCB, recommended book
Toot & Puddle: You Are My Sunshine: "Gentle watercolors add a light touch without compromising the compassion found in this graceful treatment of a delicate issue." -Kirkus, pointer review
Toot & Puddle: A Present for Toot - A 1998 Parents' Choice Recommendation: "Hobbie's watercolors are delightful, and Puddle's search for the perfect present is endearing." -Kirkus
Toot & Puddle - An ABC ABA Pick of the Lists; ABBY Honor Award Book: ¨ "Readers will want to see more of Woodcock Pocket soon." - Kirkus, pointer review —
Holly Hobbie has worked as an artist for nearly forty years and has also illustrated her own version of Hansel and Gretel and the classic poem The Night Before Christmas. She is the author of eleven acclaimed, bestselling Toot & Puddle picture books as well as Gem, Fanny, Fanny & Annabelle, and Everything but the Horse.