Author & Illustrator

Hugh Lofting

Biography

Hugh Lofting was the creator of the beloved Doctor Dolittle children’s book series. He created the idea for the stories when writing letters home to his children while serving in the British army during World War I to avoid filling his letters with the atrocities or boredom of war.

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Doctor Dolittle Book Series

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13Authored & Illustrated

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Birthday

Jan 14, 1886

Day of Death

Sep 26, 1947

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