Classic Starts?: The Voyages Of Doctor Dolittle

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Classic Starts?: The Voyages Of Doctor Dolittle

by Hugh Lofting
Abridged by Kathleen Olmstead
Illustrator Lucy Corvino

Sterling | February 5, 2008 | Hardcover

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Doctor Dolittle is a very special vet—because he knows how to talk to the animals!  So when he hears that there's a terrible sickness hurting all the monkeys in Africa, the good doctor knows he must go and help them. Soon he's off on an exciting adventure across the seas in this superb retelling of Hugh Lofting's beloved classic.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 160 pages, 2.95 × 2.12 × 0.26 in

Published: February 5, 2008

Publisher: Sterling

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1402745745

ISBN - 13: 9781402745744

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Classic Starts?: The Voyages Of Doctor Dolittle

by Hugh Lofting
Abridged by Kathleen Olmstead
Illustrator Lucy Corvino

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 160 pages, 2.95 × 2.12 × 0.26 in

Published: February 5, 2008

Publisher: Sterling

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1402745745

ISBN - 13: 9781402745744

About the Book

Doctor Dolittle is a very special vet--because he knows how to talk to the animals! So when he hears that there's a terrible sickness hurting all the monkeys in Africa, the good doctor knows he must go and help them. Soon he's off on an exciting adventure across the seas in this superb retelling of Hugh Lofting's beloved classic.

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Doctor Dolittle is a very special vet—because he knows how to talk to the animals!  So when he hears that there's a terrible sickness hurting all the monkeys in Africa, the good doctor knows he must go and help them. Soon he's off on an exciting adventure across the seas in this superb retelling of Hugh Lofting's beloved classic.

About the Author

Hugh Lofting, 1866 - 1947 Hugh Lofting was born in 1866 in Maidenhead, England. He trained as a civil engineer, getting his education from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Polytechnic Institute of London. He worked in Africa, the West Indies and Canada and then settled in New York to become a writer. The stories about Doctor Dolittle began as letters to his children while overseas in England during World War I, where Lofting served with the British Army. The first Doctor Dolittle book published was "The Story of Doctor Dolittle" in 1920. he wrote thirteen more of them, winning the Newberry Medal in 1923 for "The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle." Lofting illustrated all of the Dolittle books himself. In 1967, the Doctor Dolittle books were made into a musical film starring Rex Harrison. Hugh Lofting died in 1947 at the age of 81.

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