"Matilda's Upside Down Smile" is the first children's book written by Janet Yaeger. She is a retired Administrative Assistant with the Illinois Office of the State Appellate Prosecutor. Janet, who says that Matilda will have other adventures, lives with her husband and Willie in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. She and her husband have three grown children.
"Matilda's Upside Down Smile" is a children's story which shows how important it is for children to have friends and how they suffer when other children are unaccepting and judgemental. Matilda discovers the importance of a bright smile and the impact it has on the opinion of other children.