The Story of Doctor Dolittle

by Hugh Lofting

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Author: Hugh Lofting

Languages: english

Number Of Pages: 144

Binding: Paperback

Package Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.0 x 0.5 inches

Release Date: 06-08-2020

Details: Product Description It all begins in the small village of puddle by-on-the Marsh. Here lives a kind-hearted physician whose love for animals is boundless. From crocodiles and owls, to pigs and mice, you will find all sorts of animals living happily in the doctor’s home. And one fateful day, doctor John Dolittle comes upon a remarkable secret—how to communicate with animals. So begins his veterinary practice, and his name and unusual talent become known to the world. When the monkey population in Africa needs his help, doctor Dolittle embarks on this adventure without a moment's hesitation. But no adventure is without peril... What happens when doctor Dolittle and his crew of animal friends get shipwrecked on their way to the monkey kingdom? The story of doctor Dolittle is the first in a series of books written by Hugh lofting, all centered around the endearing doctor. A beloved children’s classic, it continues to be widely-read and appreciated by its readers. About the Author Hugh Lofting was born on January 14, 1886. From 1905-1906, he studied at MIT, Cambridge. He was trained to be a civil engineer, owing to which he travelled extensively. Later on, he enlisted in the Irish Guards regiment of the British Navy in World War I. Not wanting to write about the ruthlessness of war, Lofting composed imaginative letters to his children, which served as the foundation for Lofting’s creation of the beloved and immensely popular Doctor Dolittle series, the books of which have become classics in children’s literature. The first book of this series, The Story of Doctor Dolittle was published in 1920 and was an instant success. Lofting’s other works, such as The Story of Mrs. Tubbs (1933), Porridge Poetry (1924), and Noisy Nora (1929), were also successful amongst his young readers. His only work aimed at an adult audience was Victory for the Slain (1942), a long narrative poem about the futility of war.