Freddy Thresher has a problem — a really, really, big problem. Hes the only one in his class who hasnt lost a tooth! All of the other students in Mrs. Wushys first grade have signed their names on the Big Tooth, and Freddys determined to get his name on it, too. So when Max The Meanie Sellars calls Freddy a baby, Freddy decides hes going to lose that tooth one way or another, even if it means getting in big trouble — with Mom! Meet Freddy Thresher, a boy who has a nose for trouble and a last name thats made him an expert on sharks. You can learn more about sharks, too, in Freddys Shark Journal at the back of the book. And see if you can find the word fin hidden in every picture! Hey, everybody! Its time to get ready for Freddy!
Unhappy to be the only one in his class who still has not lost a tooth, first-grader Freddy tries to find a way to expedite matters but then is faced with another problem.