In this fun children's story mouse dentist Doctor De Soto and his assistant find ingenious ways to help a sly fox with a toothache, in spite of the possible danger.
William Steig was an award winning author, cartoonist, and illustrator of several children's books including the original Shrek! In Doctor De Soto we are introduced to a friendly mouse who is a very good and empathetic dentist.
Doctor De Soto and his wife use some well thought out methods to treat animal patients of all different sizes, and only have one rule "Cats and other dangerous animals not accepted for treatment".
When a well dressed fox with a terrible toothache shows up at his dental clinic Doctor De Soto and his wife decide to treat the fox, in spite of the danger but know that they must come up with a plan to protect themselves from being eaten.
Children will love this book about the kindness of this mouse dentist, in the face of danger.