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Circus Crocodile

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ISBN-10: 1402732929

ISBN-13: 9781402732928

Edition: 2006

Authors: Diane Namm, John Kanzler, Hugh Lofting

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It’s a timeless theme: the desire to go back home, to the place where one belongs. And it’s one that resonates powerfully with small children. So they’ll understand why the sad crocodile is yearning for his faraway native Africa. And though Dr. Dolittle knows his medicine, curing a broken heart is another thing altogether. Can he help? Sympathetic young readers will have their fingers crossed.
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Book details

List price: $3.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 5/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198
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…