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.
This clever book can be used in speech therapy as a narrative assessment with elementary or middle school ages, but it is also an excellent book for character analysis and for addressing inferencing. It is also great for regular past tense verbs and final /th/! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Doctor De Soto in speech therapy below: