The Smile Series

SMILE SERIES books are kid-tested and dentist-approved!

In a first-of-its-kind series, basic oral health concepts are cleverly sprinkled into entertaining storylines. Each story is written to appeal to the young child’s imagination, while illustrations showcase diversity among characters. This unique combination makes this series EVERY child’s (and parent’s) guide to oral health success. Smile Series Books are turning little readers into bright smile experts!

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Rachel Grider, RDH

Storytelling has always been a passion for Wisconsin-based dental hygienist, mother, and best selling children’s author Rachel Grider. Her work in dentistry inspired the “Smile Series” as she saw a need for more diversity in dental-themed children’s books. Rachel loves finding fun ways to motivate and educate children on topics surrounding oral health, and is proud to play a role in creating little smile experts all over the world.

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Summer Morrison

Illustrating everything from greeting cards to children's books, Summer has built a career of bringing diverse, whimiscal, and relatable characters to life. Her medium of choice is a tiny paint brush and acrylic paint on board. Take a few extra minutes to discover the illustrations in more detail and you will enjoy Summer's wondeful mastery of both traditional and digital mediums. When she's not painting, she's looking for inspiration through movies and travel. She currently lives in Wisconsin with her husband and baby girl.

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