In the fifth part of the Tale of Doctor Dolittle the doctor is sleeping. Chee Chee stands guard until the doctor finally wakes us and when he does he says it is time for them to leave. All the animals in the forest can’t believe he is going to leave, they thought he would stay. They try to think of ways to convince him to stay but Chee Chee explains to them why they need to go. After this the animals decide to try and find a gift that will show Doctor Dolittle how much his help has meant to them. What could they possibly give to him?