Do you know where the idea of the Tooth Fairy originated? There is much speculation but according to Forbes, “the closest parallel to the American Tooth Fairy may be an 18th-century French fairy tale called La Bonne Petite Souris. In the story, a good queen is imprisoned by a bad king and enlists a mouse for help out of her predicament. The mouse turns out to be a fairy who frees the queen and knocks out the king's teeth. The fairy-mouse then hides the teeth under the king's pillow, before eventually having him assassinated. A happy children's tale for sure!”
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