A favorite childhood game is given fresh appeal in this warm, humorous picture book. It was a busy day at Doctor Nice s office. The waiting room was full of patients with various winter ailments from Mrs. Pig s frostbitten nose to the goat kids headaches, caused by their head-butting style of hockey play. Never fear, Doctor Nice comes up with the perfect cures for them all. In the surprise ending, readers meet the real Doctor Nice an imaginative little boy, playing doctor to his roomful of stuffed animals.
Valeri Gorbachev s cozy, comforting story will warm the coldest winter day and help allay children s fears about visiting the doctor."