February is National Children’s Dental Awareness Month. This, along with President’s Day on February 17th, inspired me to share George Washington’s Teeth, an amusing book which chronicles the trials of George Washington’s teeth issues.
All of my life I had been taught that George Washington had teeth made of wood. In Deborah Chandra and Madeleine Comora’s George Washington’s Teeth, we learn that Washington had many, many issues with his teeth through an entertaining created with rhyming text.
Brock Cole’s illustrations are a bit busy but he perfectly captures the look of pain and despair on George’s face as George attempts to save his teeth.
This book reads well with a group or smaller audiences. There is a timeline of George’s life included with important events from his life created from his own letters, diaries and accounts.
Stop by your library or click my affiliate link to get a copy for yourself. And remember: be true to your teeth or they will be false to you.