Dctor Dolittle heads for the high seas in another amazing adventure and takes nine-and-a-half-year-old Tommy Stubbins along as his assistant. Tommy tells the story of their exciting voyages
One of a series of revised editions of Dr Dolittle stories. He heads for the high seas in another remarkable adventure and takes nine-and-a-half-year-old Tommy Stubbins along as his assistant. Tommy tells the story of their exciting voyages.
Hugh Lofting (1886-1947) began what became the Doctor Dolittle stories while writing letters to his children from the front during World War I. "The Story of Doctor Dolittle, " first published in 1920, was followed by "The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle", which was awarded the Newbery Medal, and ten more popular books in the series.
Any child who is not given the opportunity to make the acquaintance of this rotund, kindly and enthusiastic doctor / naturalist and all of his animal friends will miss out on something important Jane Goodall Children will delight in this book. Dr Dolittle wins all hearts Times Literary Supplement