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Illus. in full color. "Best friends Robby and Arlo dress alike and do most of the same things. However, their friendship is in jeopardy over a bet about who will lose the next tooth. Realistic, humorous illustrations provide ample reading clues on every page. Should encourage emerging readers to flex their reading muscles."--School Library Journal.
About the Author
Joanna Cole has taught elementary school, worked with a news magazine, and was for several years a senior editor of children’s books. Today she is a full-time author writing for children. Among the dozens of highly praised children’s books she has written are The Magic School Bus books. She has compiled numerous anthologies, including several with Stephanie Calmenson. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and daughter.
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The Missing Tooth: (Step into Reading Books Series: A Step 3 Book) based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
This story is a lot of fun. It teaches about friendship, or, what it means to be friends. Do you have to have everything the same, or everyone can be different. It's a good read for young kids. The illustrations are very nice too.
Arlo and Robby are best friends who even look alike, but their friendship is challenged when Arlo becomes jealous of Robby. He pushes Robby away because he¿s jealous, but his kind gesture brings Robby back and restores their friendship.
Arlo and Robby are so much alike.They both love peanut butter ice cream.They both have pet toads.They even have a tooth missing in the same place.But one day Arlo and Robby have a fight all because they aren't the same anymore.Can best friends be different?Find out in this funny story.