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10 edition of The Story of Dr. Dolittle found in the catalog.

The Story of Dr. Dolittle

by Hugh Lofting

  • 179 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Tor Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Fantasy,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Fiction,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Action & Adventure - General,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Animals,
  • Classics

  • Edition Notes

    Tor Classics

    The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9766092M
    ISBN 100812580060
    ISBN 109780812580068
    OCLC/WorldCa39464059

      Overview The Story of Doctor Dolittle is one of the most delightfully imaginative stories in children's literature, featuring the well-loved and eccentric doctor who learns to talk to animals. Unlike most doctors, Doctor Dolittle doesn't treat humans; he treats animals/5(30). The Story of Doctor Dolittle () began the series. The sequel The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle () won the prestigious Newbery Medal. The next three, Doctor Dolittle's Post Office, (), Doctor Dolittle's Circus () and Doctor Dolittle's Caravan () are all actually prequels (or "midquels", as they take place during the events of.

    Hugh Lofting (–) was an English novelist and poet, most famous for "The Story of Dr. Dolittle". A civil engineer by training, Lofting created the story of the doctor who could talk to animals, while writing letters to his children, when serving in the military during WWI. ‎A queer old doctor who loves animals more than the best people turns his attention to curing their diseases and goes to Africa to check an epidemic among the monkeys. Much droll humor. Could be read to young children who like animal stories and .

      The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting (Red Fox Classics, £) Blake Morrison Wed 25 Feb EST First published on Wed 25 Feb ESTAuthor: Blake Morrison.   The Story of Doctor Dolittle - Ebook written by Hugh Lofting. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Story of Doctor Dolittle.


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I grew up with Hugh Lofting's books and wanted my children to read them. As Dr. Dolittle learns to communicate with animals, we begin to think about feelings and habits of individuals very different from ourselves.

Dolittle did not fit in with many of the stuffier aspects of British society. Thus, he was a miserable failure as a human by: Doctor Dolittle is the story of a human doctor that learned to speak with animals from his ancient parrot.

He has many colourful adventures that make great bedtime reading for children (and adults). I read the entire series as a child.4/4(67). The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting is a fun, cute, and quick story about a people doctor turned animal doctor who can talk with animals.

He and his wide range of pets go on a trip to Africa and back and go from rich to poor to rich to poor to rich again/5(). The Story of Doctor Dolittle (), a children’s novel by Hugh Lofting, is the first in a series of books about the adventures of the title character, who learns how to speak with animals.

The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts (), written and illustrated by the British author Hugh Lofting, is the first of his Doctor Dolittle books, a series of children's novels about a man who learns to talk to animals and becomes their champion around the world.

The Story of Doctor Dolittle Language: English: LoC Class: PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres: Subject: Fantasy literature Subject: Animals -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Human-animal communication -- Juvenile fiction Category: Text: audio books Cited by: “The Story of Doctor Dolittle” is a children’s novel by the English writer Hugh Lofting.

The full name of the work is “The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts”. Children's fantasy, set in Victorian England.

The chronological order is confused but they can be read as stand alones. The goodreads series is by publication order. The Story of Doctor : Hugh Lofting. The Story of Doctor Dolittle is a popular book by Hugh Lofting. Read The Story of Doctor Dolittle, free online version of the book by Hugh Lofting, on Hugh Lofting's The Story of Doctor Dolittle consists of 21 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of The Story of Doctor Dolittle which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. About The Story of Doctor Dolittle. 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. By: Hugh Lofting () An adventurous children’s novel, The Story of Doctor Dolittle is the first book in the Doctor Dolittle series. The novel depicts the many adventures of Dr.

John Dolittle as he learns the language of animals and takes on various feats including exotic travel, a dangerous encounter with pirates, and a mission to set right from wrong.5/5(10). The Robert Downy Jr. led live-action film Dolittle hits theaters on January 17th, bringing with it a wave of nostalgia for the beloved children’s book series which began with The Story of Doctor Dolittle in Hugh Lofting's story centers around Doctor John Dolittle, a physician whose love for animals leads him to learn from his parrot, Polynesia, how to communicate with : Kelsey Mcconnell.

In The Story of Doctor Dolittle (), the first of Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle books, we are introduced to the good doctor who gives up treating people after Polynesia, his parrot, teaches him animal languages.

His fame in the animal kingdom spreads throughout the world and soon he sets off to cure a monkey epidemic in Africa, finding all sorts of exciting adventures on the way. After that this became this book, the first story of Dr. Dolittle. Finaly eight Doctor Dolittle books came out and the second book got the Newbery Medal.

He was born in England. And he studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT. At first I had start to read e-Book of by: children—there was a doctor; and his name was Dolittle—John Dolittle, M.D. "M.D." means that he was a proper doctor and knew a whole lot.

He lived in a little town called, Puddleby-on-the-Marsh. All the folks, young and old, knew him well by sight. And whenever he walked down the street in his high hat everyone would say, "There goes the Doctor!—.

Free download or read online The Story of Doctor Dolittle pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Hugh Lofting. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this classics, childrens story are John Dolittle.4/5. Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting starting with the _The Story of Doctor Dolittle_.

He is a doctor who shuns human patients in favour of animals, with whom he can speak in their own languages. He later becomes a naturalist, using his abilities to speak with animals to better understand nature and the history of the world.

Doctor. The debut book of the Doctor Dolittle series written by author Hugh Lofting is entitled ‘The Story of Doctor Dolittle’. It was originally released in followed by a re-release in by HarperCollins.

The book opens by showing that Dolittle is fond of animals. The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Story of Doctor Dolittle, by Hugh Lofting This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

The Story of Doctor Dolittle. Hugh Lofting. (3 Reviews) Published: Pages: 0. Downloads: 8, Share This. The Story of Doctor Dolittle. Hugh Lofting. (3 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more /5(3).

The Story of Dr Dolittle quantity Best known for his Doctor Dolittle books, Hugh Lofting (–) first had the idea for his unusual country doctor while writing to his children from the front during the First World War. The twelve books .Hugh Lofting's The Story of Doctor Dolittle is one of the most fun, delightful and imaginative stories in children's literature.

Featuring the eccentric doctor who learns to talk to animals, the novel has been adapted as a major film starring Robert .Written and illustrated by Lofting himself, The Story of Doctor Dolittle follows John Dolittle and his misadventures with a crew of animals that he befriends.

After learning he can speak to animals and he transitions from human medicine to veterinary practice, he loses most of his income and human ed on: J