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Hugh Lofting
Birth date: January 14, 1886
Died: September 26, 1942
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Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it 4 years ago
As a child, I had fallen in love with the musical 'Doctor Dolittle', starring Rex Harrison. It wasn't until much, much later that I found out that it was an amalgamation of three books in the series. I have only now tracked down the books (bar two) on the public domain, and have started reading them...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 5 years ago
This is a slightly strange Dr. Doolittle book, a bit disjointed and a non-ending, but containing lots of entertainingly told stories within. The book comprises roughly three different themes, although it's allegedly divided into four parts. The first part of the book tells about a club for crossbred...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 5 years ago
My recollection from the dark ages of elementary school was that this was my favorite of the Doctor Doolittle books. It certainly is a good one. I was a bit disappointed with Doctor Doolittle's Post Office, the one preceding this one (it seemed a bit disjointed), so I was happy to see that Lofting g...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 5 years ago
I'm sure I read this back in about 5th grade, which was pretty much back in the dark ages. I loved Doctor Doolittle before he got swallowed up by Hollywood. In the past couple of years, I've reread the first two of the Doctor Doolittle books. They were charming stories, albeit rather racist. Whateve...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 6 years ago
Dr. Doolittle is still awesome. I remembered quite a bit of the first Dr. Doolittle book from having read it before. I didn't really remember much of this one at all. I enjoyed it thoroughly, but it was more like reading it for the first time. Lofting is a supreme story teller, with a great gift for...
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