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Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite
If The Dentist Were An Animal is an educational picture book for children written by Rachel Grider, R.D.H. and illustrated by Summer Morrison. In this Red Bow Book: Making Dentistry Fun offering, the little girl in the story is looking forward to her visit to the dentist. As she brushes her teeth, she imagines what it would be like if her dentist turned out to be an animal. A turtle dentist would probably be very slow, and an octopus dentist would have more than enough tentacles to hold the tools and perform examinations. Just about any animal would be fun, she thinks, as a dentist, except for a lion. She’d definitely run at the sight of a lion dentist. But, of course, there are no animal dentists, they’re all people just like she is, and they are great at teaching kids and adults how to care for their teeth.
Rachel Grider’s If The Dentist Were An Animal offers a humorous and informative look at who dentists are and why kids really don’t need to be frightened of a trip to the dentist. Summer Morrison’s illustrations are marvelous! I loved the kind and gentle expressions on the faces of the animal dentists, except for that lion, of course, and the happy upbeat expressions of the kids sitting in the chair reinforce the message of the book. What a grand way to introduce kids to what is otherwise unknown and scary? At the end of the book is the Red Bow Smile Challenge which includes questions from the story, a Dental Fun Word Search, and a Flossing Fun Maze. There’s also a line picture where kids can draw themselves in the dentist's chair as well as a Brush and Floss Chart to help kids make healthy teeth care a habit. If The Dentist Were An Animal is highly recommended.