Tom's of Maine Invites Families to Live Story Hour and Chat With Olympian and California Native Kristi Yamaguchi

Mar 13, 2012, 19:44 ET from Tom's of Maine

KENNEBUNK, Maine, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  On March 14 at 4:30 p.m. PDT, families in California can join the Tom's of Maine Silly Strawberry Story Hour on Facebook for a reading of the new children's book It's A Big World, Little Pig by author, Olympic gold medalist and California mom Kristi Yamaguchi. This live, interactive event at invites parents to share story time together, ask Kristi questions and enjoy a Silly Strawberry toothpaste giveaway, a simple way to swap the saccharin in mainstream brands for a more natural option.   

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Tom's of Maine Anticavity Silly Strawberry toothpaste is the first and only natural kids' toothpaste to earn the American Dental Association's Seal of Acceptance for cavity prevention.  Free Anticavity Silly Strawberry samples will be provided during the live story hour while supplies last. Additionally, the first 50 people to respond to the offer will receive a copy of Kristi's new book. To receive a free sample or the book, parents will be provided an email address during the story hour.

With no artificial dyes or sweeteners, Tom's of Maine Silly Strawberry Toothpaste has real strawberry flavor derived from strawberry extract and other natural extracts. It's perfectly paired with a good book before bedtime. Available in Fluoride and Fluoride-Free varieties, Tom's of Maine Silly Strawberry toothpaste can be found at or in the children's toothpaste section at retailers nationwide. The suggested retail price is $3.79. As with all of its products, Tom's of Maine donates 10% of its profits back to the community.

About Tom's of Maine
Tom's of Maine is a leading natural products company focused on oral and personal care. TOMs sells high quality toothpaste, mouthwash, dental floss, deodorant, bar soap, and body wash products. The company has a long-standing commitment to supporting people, communities and the living planet. For over 40 years, Tom's of Maine has sponsored hundreds of nonprofit efforts by giving 10% of its profits back to organizations that support human and environmental goodness and encouraging employees to use 5% (12 days) of employee time to volunteer. Tom's of Maine employees regularly contribute suggestions for improving the company's high sustainability standards. And their ideas, from wind power to ways to improve recycled and recyclable packaging options, are critical to the company's sensitive way of doing business. Tom's of Maine enjoys partnering with its consumers, vendors and community organizations to support lasting, positive change that is good for people and the planet. Visit us online at or at

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