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The Story of Doctor Dolittle (Doctor Dolittle Series) (Paperback)

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Dolittle is soon to be a major motion picture from Universal Pictures, starring Robert Downey Jr. and featuring the voice talents of Emma Thompson, Tom Holland, Selena Gomez, and John Cena! 

Meet the character who inspired the classic books in Dr. Dolitte’s first grand adventure!

 
Doctor Dolittle is one of kind. Not only can he talk to animals—but he can understand them too! One day Doctor Dolittle receives a message from Africa—the monkeys there need his help. So he sails off from his home, bringing along all his pals: Dab-Dab, the duck; Jip, the dog; Gub-Gub, the baby pig; Polynesia, the parrot; and Too-Too, the owl. Join the doctor and his animal friends on an amazing adventures. They even meet the rarest of all animals, the two-headed pushmi-pullyu!

About the Author


Hugh Lofting was born in 1886 in Maidenhead, Berkshire. His Doctor Dolittle books first appeared on paper in the form of letters to his children, Elizabeth and Colin. Lofting wrote a number of children's books besides the Dolittle series, including The Story of Mrs. Tubbs (1923), TommyTilly and Mrs. Tubbs (1936), Porridge Poetry (1924), The Twilight of Magic (1930), and Gub Gub's Book (1932). Lofting also wrote one book for adults, Victory for the Slain (1942). He died in 1947 in Santa Monica, California.

Praise For…


"Any child who is not given the opportunity to make the acquaintance of this rotund, kindly, and enthusiastic doctor/naturalist and all of his animal friends will miss out on something important."-- Jane Goodall
Product Details
ISBN: 9780440483076
ISBN-10: 0440483077
Publisher: Yearling
Publication Date:
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Doctor Dolittle Series