The Story of Dr. Dolittle
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Story of Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
Book DescriptionNo one loves and understands animals like the eccentric nineteenth-century physician Dr. Dolittle-who masters animal language with the help of Polynesia the parrot. After his human patients desert him, the kind-hearted doctor finds his calling in practicing animal medicine, and his fame spreads far and wide. When a terrible epidemic breaks out among monkeys in Africa, Dr. Dolittle sets out to save them, accompanied by some of his favorite pets. Thus begins the amusing, whimsical adventures of Dr. Dolittle and the animal kingdom. Hugh Lofting, winner of the 1923 Newbery Medal for The Voyages of Dr. Dolittle, has a gifted knack for imbuing unique, distinct personalities in his characters-human and animal alike.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781400138951
(165mm x 172mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 8-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Hugh Lofting
Doctor Dolittle, Hardback (September 2015)
"American artist Seymour Chwast reinterprets Hugh Lofting's The Story of Doctor Dolittle for a 21st-century, graphic-novel-influenced audience, formatting the text in a comic style"--
Story of Doctor Dolittle, Paperback (October 2013)
Dr Dolittle lives in Puddleby-on-the-Marsh with his friends Dab-Dab the duck, Jip the dog, Gub-Gub the baby pig, Too-Too the owl, the parrot Polynesia, as well as rabbits in the pantry, white mice in the piano and a crocodile in the fish pond. Why do the animals love Dolittle so?
Voyages of Doctor Dolittle, Hardback (October 2012)View all books by Hugh Lofting
Though his fondness for pets drives away all his human patients, as a veterinarian, Doctor Doolittle has the magic touch. This title lets you join him, Polynesia, Jip the dog, Dab-Dab the duck and the rest of his furry and feathered friends as they face evil kings and treacherous pirates while handling their most important case ever.
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Author Biography - Hugh Lofting
Hugh Lofting (1886-1947) was a British author, trained as a civil engineer, who created the character of Dr. Dolittle--one of the classics of children's literature. A highly respected and enthusiastic audiobook narrator, David Case specialized in creating unique and interesting character voices.
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