Doctor De Soto Goes to Africa

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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.

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Expert mouse dentist Doctor De Soto is called suddenly to Africa to work on the sore tooth of a desperate elephant.

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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)

Expert mouse dentist Doctor De Soto is called suddenly to Africa to work on the sore tooth of a desperate elephant.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062059017
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/28/1994
  • Series: Trophy Picture Bks.
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 244,785
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.11 (d)

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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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 21, 2005

    Perfect Gift or Perfect for Story Time

    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.

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