Doctor Dolittle and the lighthouse by Alison Sage

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Published by Red Fox in London .

Written in English

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Statementbased on stories by Hugh Lofting ; retold by Alison Sage.
SeriesRed Fox read alone
ContributionsLofting, Hugh, 1886-1947.
The Physical Object
Pagination64p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18598012M
ISBN 10009940432X
OCLC/WorldCa44183752

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See the complete Doctor Dolittle series book list in order, box sets or omnibus. The debut book of the Doctor Dolittle series written by author Hugh Lofting is entitled ‘The Story of Doctor Dolittle’.

It was originally released in followed by a re-release in by HarperCollins. The book opens by showing that Dolittle is fond of animals. Once upon a time, many years ago when our grandfathers were little children—there was a doctor; and his name was Dolittle—John Dolittle, M.D.

"M.D." means that he was a proper doctor and knew a whole lot. He lived in a little town called, Puddleby–on–the–Marsh. All the folks, young and. Polynesia teaches Doctor Dolittle how to understand animal language. Parrots are the only animals that can speak human language.

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Winning the Newbery Medal in for his book ‘The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle’, he’d come to be a household name for generations to follow. Dr Dolittle’s Circus: Originally published in through the ‘Frederick A. Stokes’ publishing label, this was to be the fourth book in the Dr Dolittle series.

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His stories have inspired several major motion pictures over the last sixty years, and many household names—including Rex Harrison, Eddie Murphy, and Robert Downey Jr.—have taken on the titular role.

After his wife's death, Dr. John Dolittle (Robert Downey, Jr.) decided to hide from the world with his beloved animals. But he has to take a journey to a mysterious island to find a healing tree, which is the only medicine that can help the dying Queen Victoria (Jessie Buckley) in Buckingham Palace.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis. Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting starting with the _The Story of Doctor Dolittle_. He is a doctor who shuns human patients in favour of animals, with whom he can speak in their own languages.

He later becomes a naturalist, using his abilities to speak with animals to better understand nature and the history of the world. Doctor. DR DOLITTLE book illustration Circus Parade Vintage Childrens Book print s Hugh Lofting Book Page room decor vintage childrens book art MoreLooseEnds.

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This Newbery Medal–winning adventure, the second book in the ever-popular Doctor Dolittle series, finds the physician who can talk to animals setting sail in search of a missing colleague. Join the good doctor and his new assistant, nine-year-old Tommy Stubbins, as they hunt for Long Arrow, the world’s greatest naturalist.

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Working with original author Hugh Lofting's son, these books have been fully updated for the modern reader, all while retaining the full charm of the originals.

Doctor Dolittle’s Post Office is the third of Hugh Lofting’s Doctor Dolittle books. Set on the West Coast of Africa, the book follows the episodic format of most other books in the series. In the beginning of the book, Doctor Dolittle helps to capture a slave trader’s ship, then organizes the postal service of a small African kingdom, Fantippo, ruled over by King Koko.

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The final segment of the book is the Doctor's journey to meet Mudface the Turtle, the oldest living creature on Earth, who survived the Great Flood. The extensive tale of the Great Flood is presented in a later volume of the series, Doctor Dolittle and the Secret s: Hugh Lofting's follow-up to his popular children's book "The Story of Doctor Dolittle", "The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle" continues the saga of Doctor Dolittle, the man who can talk to animals.

In this edition, Doctor Dolittle takes on an assistant, Tommy Stubbins, the young son of the local cobbler and teaches him how to speak with animals. Accompanied by his devoted animal friends and a new acquaintance — the two-headed pushmi-pullyu — Doctor Dolittle heads to Africa, where a serious epidemic is affecting the primate population.

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“Doctor John Dolittle,” said he: “It is a great pleasure for me to present to the man who rid the seas of the Dragon of Barbary this little token from the grateful people of our worthy Town.” And the Mayor took from his pocket a little tissue-paper packet, and opening it, he handed to the Doctor a perfectly beautiful watch with real.

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