The Story of Doctor Dolittle Book
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

Written by Hugh Lofting

Published by Pan Macmillan

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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. His house in Puddleby-on-the-Marsh is full of an eclectic mix of creatures, from Polynesia the parrot to Gub-Gub the pig. And in that house something amazing happens--the doctor learns how to communicate with his animals! Doctor Dolittle's soon learns that the monkeys in Africa have become inflicted with a terrible disease, so with a team of trusty creatures by his side the kind-hearted doctor sets off on an action-packed adventure to save them. This beautiful paperback edition is illustrated with original line drawings from Hugh Lofting himself.

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  • Age Range: 9-12
  • Pages: 272
  • Book Type: chapter
  • Publication Date: March 7, 2019
  • ISBN: 1509885714
  • ISBN 13: 978-1509885718
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