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Sugar Bugs
Sugar Bugs

Sugar Bugs



40 Pages, 9 x 8

Formats: Cloth, PDF

Cloth, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $17.95)

Publication Date: February 2015

ISBN 9780988833838

Rights: US & CA

Trism Books (Feb 2015)

Price: $14.95


With its light-hearted, engaging illustrations and dental friendly language, this book is a perfect introduction for children to discover the importance of taking care of their teeth. Follow Robbie as he befriends a sugar bug family, the Mutans, who move into his mouth. The Mutans love the sweets that Robbie eats for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But as the Mutans eat more and more the of the junk food he never brushes away, Robbie sees that the Mutans aren't such great friends after all. When Robbie starts to feel changes in his mouth, his parents decide it's time to see the dentist to fix his sugar bug problem. At the dentist's office, Robbie discovers the amazing instruments used to clean teeth and the three rules to stop another family like the Mutans from moving into his mouth.


"After reading [Sugar Bugs], my patients are choosing their foods more wisely, taking brushing more seriously, and even grasping the concept of spitting so as to 'spit out the sugar bugs.'."  —Dr. Kristin Elliot D.D.S, Growing Smiles

Author Biography

Erica Weisz is a teacher, artist, and mother. Her passion for teaching children has inspired her to write and illustrate books that focus on character building, self-discovery, and personal growth. Dr. Sam Weisz is a dentist, writer, and dad whose goal is to inspire a healthy, cavity free lifestyle. Through friendship and humor, he provides a safe and fun place for all of his patients. They live in Deerfield, Illinois.