Doctor De Soto by William Steig
(Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A somewhat unusual--and ravenous--patient is outfoxed by the resourceful mouse-dentist in this sly tale of mischief.
 

About William Steig

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William Steig's drawings appeared regularly in The New Yorker since 1930. He also wrote and illustrated books for children, most recently his memoir, When Everybody Wore a Hat. His other books include Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, winner of the Caldecott Medal; The Amazing Bone, a Caldecott Honor Book; and Abel's Island and Doctor De Soto, both Newbery Honor Books; Doctor De Soto Goes to Africa; Pete's A Pizza; and Zeke Pippin.
 
Published April 27, 2010 by Perfection Learning. 32 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Despite their size difference, Mudambo and his wife prove congenial hosts, and the De Sotos bed down for the night on Mrs. Mudambo's pincushion, planning to continue work on the offending tooth in the morning, except that, unfortunately, Honkitonk--a disgruntled monkey- -kidnaps the good dentist ...

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In this captivating story of a mouse dentist, Steig sets his stage according to the ludicrous logic of size discrepancy that intrigues children: to treat large animals (such as the pig shown), Dr. De Sore stands on a ladder;

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Articulating the affection of a multitude of fans--``Dr. Bernard De Soto was such a one-in-a-million, humdinger of a dentist that the whole world knew about him''--Steig reintroduces the debonair mouse-dentist and his beloved wife/assistant, Deborah.

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Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that the artwork's cartoon-strip clarity and soft coloring is inviting to the eye, and the story has both the pacing and expectancy to keep readers absorbed.

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