The Story of Doctor Dollittle
Publish date: 1948
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Co.
Edition language: English
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...
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...
A charming twist: last night my daughter read aloud to me, since I was feeling a little under the weather.
Yes, but Kindle.
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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