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Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

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ISBN-10: 0486434915

ISBN-13: 9780486434919

Edition: 2004

Authors: Hugh Lofting

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Accompanied by nine-year-old Tommy Stubbins, Jip the Dog, and Polynesia the Parrot, the good doctor sets off on an adventure-packed voyage to search for a missing colleague. After a nasty shipwreck, the fearless adventurers become stranded on a mysterious island—where they meet even more mysterious creatures.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/4/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

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, winning the Newberry Medal in 1923 for "The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle." Lofting illustrated all of the Dolittle books himself. In 1967, the…    

The Cobbler's Son
I Hear of the Great Naturalist
The Doctor's Home
The Wiff-Waff
The Wounded Squirrel
Shellfish Talk
Are You a Good Noticer?
The Garden of Dreams
The Private Zoo
My Schoolmaster, Polynesia
My Great Idea
A Traveler Arrives
Chee-Chee's Voyage
I Become a Doctor's Assistant
The Crew of "The Curlew"
Luke the Hermit
Jip and the Secret
The Judge's Dog
The End of the Mystery
Three Cheers
The Purple Bird-of-Paradise
Long Arrow, the Son of Golden Arrow
Blind Travel
Destiny and Destination
The Third Man
Our Troubles Begin
Our Troubles Continue
Polynesia Has a Plan
The Bed-Maker of Monteverde
The Doctor's Wager
The Great Bullfight
We Depart in a Hurry
Shellfish Languages Again
The Fidgit's Story
Bad Weather
The Jabizri
Hawk's-Head Mountain
A Great Moment
"The Men of the Moving Land"
What Makes an Island Float
General Polynesia
The Peace of the Parrots
The Hanging Stone
The Election
The Coronation of King Jong
New Popsipetel
Thoughts of Home
The Red Man's Science
The Sea-Serpent
The Shellfish Riddle Solved at Last
The Last Cabinet Meeting
The Doctor's Decision