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2 edition of story of Dr. Dolittle. found in the catalog.

story of Dr. Dolittle.

Hugh Lofting

story of Dr. Dolittle.

by Hugh Lofting

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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21046891M

  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). 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 Story of Dr. Dolittle (The Vancouver Sun Classic Children's Book Collection #19) by Hugh Lofting and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Find books like The Story of Doctor Dolittle (Doctor Dolittle, #1) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Story o.

Hugh Lofting was a British author, trained as a civil engineer, who created the character of Doctor Dolittle one of the classics of children's literature. Lofting was born in Maidenhead, England, to English and Irish parents.4/5. The Story of Mrs Tubbs () and Tommy, Tilly, and Mrs. Tubbs () are picture books aimed at a younger audience than the Doctor Dolittle books. They are about the old woman of the title and her pets, with whom she can speak, and the animals who help her out of : Children's literature, Fantasy.


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Story of Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dolittle did not fit in with many of the stuffier aspects of British society. Thus, he was a miserable failure as a human doctor. His animals recognized his caring spirit and taught him to become an outstanding animal doctor. The stories contain suspense Cited by: First published inThe Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting is a childrens book classic, which has been enjoyed by many generations since it first released.

Most people will be familiar to this classic thanks to the screen revivals of this text.4/5. 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 original story contained many plot elements and vocabulary choices that have become controversial over time; later editions often bowdlerize these passages. 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 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” 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”.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle was the second of Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle books to be published, coming out in It is nearly five times as long as its predecessor and the writing style is pitched at a more mature audience.

The scope of the novel is vast; it is divided into six parts and the illustrations are also more : 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. The Story of Doctor Dolittle“The Story of Doctor Dolittle” (), was written and illustrated by Hugh Lofting, and is the first of his Doctor Dolittle series of children’s novels about a.

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. 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 (Complete Classic Books on Cassettes) Published January 30th by Audio Book Contractors, Inc.

audio cassette, 2 pages. 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 Story of Doctor Dolittle and millions of other books are available for instant access. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.5/5(4).

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.

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. Not only can he talk to animals—but he can. The Story of Doctor Dolittle. by Hugh Lofting. The Story of Doctor Dolittle 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.

Source: Lofting, H. The Story of Doctor Dolittle. Doctor Dolittle, Babar, and other beloved childhood titles are rife with negative stereotypes. Written by Nevin Martell | Published on J Recently, I was reading my 4-year-old son a book I loved as a child, Hugh Lofting’s The Story of Doctor Dolittle.

The first few chapters unfolded as I remembered. It was a sweet, sometimes silly. 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.Then I could read this book faster than usual.

Hugh Lofting wrote this story in the letter to his children for amusing them during World War One. After that this became this book, the first story of Dr. Dolittle. Finaly eight Doctor Dolittle books came out and the second book Cited by: of results for "story of dr dolittle" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime.

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