The Crocodile and the Dentist

The Crocodile and the Dentist

by Taro Gomi

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Overview

Author-illustrator Taro Gomi has sold over one million books to date!

Anyone who has ever dreaded a visit to the dentist's office will appreciate this quirky and comical, one-of-a-kind picture book by best-selling Japanese author-illustrator Taro Gomi. Gomi humorously sheds light on the universal fear of dentists with playful and charming characters, uniquely illustrated to help children (and some adults) face their fears of going to the dentist's office. Gomi's humorous tale shows fear from both the dentist and patient's angles, providing a fresh perspective on fear and evoking empathy in the reader. Patients of all ages will come away from the book with a new take on what it means to see the dentist, and possibly learn some coping skills along the way.

• Light-hearted illustrations add humor
• Encourages empathy and emotional intelligence
• Children and adults learn to face their own fears

Fans of Just Going to the Dentist and The Tooth Book will love this book.

• Perfect gift for anyone with anxiety about going to the dentist
• Great way to introduce kids to the dentist
• Fun way to introduce children to empathy

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780590677318
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/1996
Product dimensions: 8.56(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 180L (what's this?)
Age Range: 3 - 5 Years

About the Author

Taro Gomi is an internationally renowned author and illustrator who has created more than 400 books for readers of all ages, including the award-winning Over the Ocean and bestsellers Bus Stops, I Know Numbers!, My Friends, and Spring Is Here. He lives in Tokyo, Japan.

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Crocodile and the Dentist 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was a favorite bedtime story for me when I was little. Especially with my dad being a dentist.