1. In France, children have their “tooth mouse” which apparently was based on a fairy tale. It seems that a good queen needs a little help defeating an evil king and a fairy comes by to help. She changes into a mouse and knocks out all of his teeth. Whether this is really the connection to the present day Tooth Fairy, no one really knows, but it sounds quite plausible!
2. So, what do we know about this Tooth Fairy who has been visiting children for centuries? Well, she is tiny enough so that you can’t see her, she visits only when you are sleeping and can somehow get under the pillow to take away the tooth. And then the best part¦ she leaves money for the tooth regardless of the size.
3. Over the years, I have given this a lot of thought and have come to the conclusion that the Tooth Fairy is a close cousin of Tinker Bell. And if you were lucky enough to get a glimpse of her, she wears this silvery pink costume and takes the teeth home with her to build this magnificent castle¦ so the teeth that you hope to sell to her had better be pearly white!
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