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Alan's Big, Scary Teeth

Written and illustrated by Jarvis
Published by Candlewick Press
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4.5
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Goodreads Rating - 4.1 / 5.0
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Target Age
32
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Picture
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A goofy and lonely denizen of the jungle has just one talent — scaring other creatures with his big, scary teeth! What would he do without them? Deep in the jungle lurks Alan the alligator, descended from a long line of very scary alligators. He prepares carefully — polishing his scales, brushing each of his big, scary teeth, and practicing his frightening faces — then sneaks into the jungle to terrorize the jungle critters. (“I’m big, scary Alan! Fear my razor-sharp teeth!”) But after a long day of scaring, Alan likes nothing better than to enjoy the crossword, run a warm mud bath, and take out his teeth, which nobody else knows are false. Until one morning, when Alan wakes up and finds that his teeth are gone! Without those teeth, he’s just not very scary, and scaring is the only thing he knows how to do. Or is it? Witty, charming, and playful storytelling will have preschoolers cheering for Alan as he discovers a new way to fit in.

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Jarvis’ signature illustration style tells this humorous tale about a bullying alligator coping with a hidden insecurity. The forgiveness and ingenuity of those he had formerly terrified lends Alan a new life using some talents far better than scaring and shows one way to cope with bullies—with compassion.

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Who Wrote Alan's Big, Scary Teeth

author & illustrator
Jarvis

Jarvis lives in a very leafy and quiet part of Northern England with his girlfriend and their cat, who rips those ideas into tiny pieces. He has always doodled wherever his career has taken him, from graphic design student to record sleeve designer to animation director.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0763681202
ISBN 13:
9780763681203
Publication Date:
February 23, 2016