Hallister Senn from Waco, Texas thought he could get a raise out of the tooth fairy, but wound up getting a lesson on responsibility instead.
The 8-year old is used to getting $1 from the tooth fairy every time he leaves a baby tooth under the pillow, which is a luxury for those of us who remember getting a quarter for our teeth - inflation strikes again.
But after exchanging his tooth, Hallister's mom Elizabeth (working as the tooth fairy's helper, of course) was surprised to find another note lying under her little boy's pillow.
"Dear tooth fairy," he wrote, "I want a five dollar bill or [higher], besides I worked so hard to pull it out." He even put the dollar back under his pillow, asking the fairy to leave his money in the usual spot "by afternoon."
Elizabeth says her son was probably trying to get rich quick after spending $20 on a watch the day before, but she took the chance to teach him a lesson anyway, and the hilarious note she wrote back left Hallister stunned.
Find out what she wrote on the next page!