Doctor De Soto Goes to Africa

Doctor De Soto Goes to Africa

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by William Steig
     
 

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In the further adventures of the hero from the Newbery Honor-winning Doctor De Soto, the diminutive dentist is summoned by cablegram to Africa to aid Mudambo, an elephant with an unbearable toothache.

Children's Choices for 1993 (IRA/CBC)

Overview

In the further adventures of the hero from the Newbery Honor-winning Doctor De Soto, the diminutive dentist is summoned by cablegram to Africa to aid Mudambo, an elephant with an unbearable toothache.

Children's Choices for 1993 (IRA/CBC)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062059017
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Series:
Trophy Picture Bks.
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
202,107
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.11(d)
Lexile:
AD740L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

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.

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.

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Doctor De Soto Goes to Africa 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Imagine a renowned dentist (a mouse) instructing his wife from a wheel chair to do the excavating on a rotten molar inside an elephant's mouth !!! Intrigue and humor abound. The action really begins when the Doctor is kidnapped by a resentful Rhesus Monkey. Suitable for all ages.