Miguelito wiggled and jiggled his loose tooth until one night, it fell out.
“Yay! Mi diente,
he said, and put it under his pillow.
Soon Miguelito fell asleep.
Far away in her castle, the Tooth Fairy read fan letters, counted coins, and searched for addresses.
When she saw a star begin to twinkle in the sky, she rushed for her magic wand.
“Fantastic! The signal!” she said. “A new tooth!”
Excerpted from The Tooth Fairy Meets El Raton Perez by Rene Colato Lainez. Copyright © 2010 by René Colato Laínez. Excerpted by permission of Tricycle Press, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.