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Doctor De Soto (BC1703-DESOTO)

William Steig
Picture of Doctor De Soto
Price: $7.99
Format: Print/Braille
 
 

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March 2017 Book Club Selection
In contracted braille (UEB)
Ages 4 to 8

This is one of those picture books that are so good I'd just like to quote the whole thing. — Philadelphia Enquirer

"Doctor De Soto, the dentist, did very good work." With the aid of his able assistant, Mrs. De Soto, he copes with the toothaches of animals large and small. His expertise is so great that his fortunate patients never feel any pain.

Since he's a mouse, Doctor De Soto refuses to treat "dangerous" animals — that is, animals who have a taste for mice. But one day a fox shows up and begs for relief from the tooth that's killing him. How can the kindhearted De Sotos turn him away? But how can they make sure that the fox doesn't give in to his baser instincts once his tooth is fixed? Those clever De Sotos will find a way.

More classic fun at the dentist: Marc Brown's Arthur's Tooth!

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