The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle (Illustrated Junior Library) (Hardcover)
Bark, meow, whinny, or oink if you can talk to animals-just like Doctor Dolittle! Then join him and his pals-Tommy Stubbins, Jip the dog, and Polynesia parrot-as they journey to Spidermonkey Island in the tropical sea to search for Dolittle's missing colleague, Long Arrow. Yes, Dr. Dolittle is back in a brand-new edition of the Newbery Medal-winning book. Watch for him on the big screen in a new live-action movie starring Eddie Murphy!
About the Author
Hugh Lofting was born in 1886 in Maidenhead, Berkshire. His Doctor Dolittle books first appeared on paper in the form of letters to his children, Elizabeth and Colin. Lofting wrote a number of children's books besides the Dolittle series, including The Story of Mrs. Tubbs (1923), Tommy, Tilly and Mrs. Tubbs (1936), Porridge Poetry (1924), The Twilight of Magic (1930), and Gub Gub's Book (1932). Lofting also wrote one book for adults, Victory for the Slain (1942). He died in 1947 in Santa Monica, California.