Doctor De Soto

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Publisher:
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux,
Pub. Date:
c1982.
Language:
English
Description

"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.

Doctor De Soto is a 1982 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year, a 1983 Boston Globe - Horn Book Awards Honor Book for Picture Books, and a 1983 Newbery Honor Book.

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ISBN:
9780374318031
9780374418106
9780312611897
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 560L
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Grouping Title doctor de soto
Grouping Author steig william
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-20 23:54:40PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-21 00:54:57AM

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subject_facet Animals -- Fiction, Dentists -- Juvenile fiction, Dentists. -- Fiction, Mice -- Fiction, National Book Award -- 1983, Newbery Honor book -- 1983, Newbery Medal, Picture books for children
title_display Doctor De Soto
title_full Doctor De Soto / William Steig
title_short Doctor De Soto
topic_facet Animals, Dentists, Fiction, Mice, National Book Award, Newbery Honor book, Newbery Medal