Tooth Fairy Letters
from the Metropolitan Diary in the NEW YORK TIMES March 9, 1998 (page B2)
Under-the-pillow correspondence between Melanie and the Tooth Fairy on
the occasion of the loss of her first baby tooth:
Feb 14: Dear Tooth Fairy,
Thank you for the $1. Some of my friends got more than $1 for
their tooth. Yours truly, Melanie
Feb 15: Dear Melanie,
Some Tooth Fairies have more money than others. That was the
best I could do. Be a good girl now.
Feb 16: Dear Tooth Fairy,
I'm sorry that I asked for more. Can you give me a picture of
yourself to who my friends?
Feb 17: Dear Melanie,
I'm sorry, but only Tooth Fairies are allowed to know what other
Tooth Fairies look like. I'll visit you again soon.
Feb 18: Dear Tooth Fairy,
OK. Your handwriting looks just like the handwriting of Santa