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The Story of Doctor Dolittle - Hugh Lofting
The Story of Doctor Dolittle
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Doctor John Dolittle loves animals. He loves them so much that his home and office overflow with animals of every description. When Polynesia the parrot teaches him the language of the animals, Doctor Dolittle becomes a world-famous doctor, traveling even as far away as Africa to help his... show more
Doctor John Dolittle loves animals. He loves them so much that his home and office overflow with animals of every description. When Polynesia the parrot teaches him the language of the animals, Doctor Dolittle becomes a world-famous doctor, traveling even as far away as Africa to help his friends. This edition of the beloved children's classic contains black-and-white illustrations by Michael Hague and has been edited by award-winning authors Patricia and Fredrick McKissack for modern audiences.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060775971 (0060775971)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it
3.0 The Story of Doctor Dolittle
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
5.0 The Story of Doctor Dolittle (Books of Wonder)
Dr. Doolittle is awesome! I loved this book when I read it as a kid, and I still love it. The one problem with reading it on kindle is that you don't get all the cool drawings Lofting embedded with his tale. This is the first of the series. Dr. Doolittle's parrot teaches him to talk to animals. Once...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
A charming twist: last night my daughter read aloud to me, since I was feeling a little under the weather.
XLeptodactylous
XLeptodactylous rated it
0.0 The Story of Doctor Dolittle (Books of Wonder)
Yes, but Kindle.
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
3.0
This is really a very unique and delightful little story about a very kind and gentle man who can speak to and understand animals. What's even more charming is that Hugh Lofting wrote these stories as letters home to entertain his family while away fighting in WW I. This book has that strange fanta...
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