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Dr. Dolittle's Return

Written by Hugh Lofting

Dr. Dolittle's Return Synopsis

At long last, the anxious watchers at Puddleby-on-the-Marsh see the signal which means that Doctor Dolittle is on his way back from the moon! To everyone's surprise, the Doctor arrives on the back of an enormous locust - and he, too, has reached an enormous size through years of living on the moon. Explainations and thrilling tales of adventure follow the Doctor's return . . .

Dr. Dolittle's Return Press Reviews

Any child who is not given the opportunity to make the acquaintance of this rotund, kindly and enthusiastic doctor/naturalist and all of his animal friends will miss out on something important -- Jane Goodall

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099880707
Publication date: 17th September 1992
Author: Hugh Lofting
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 224 pages

About Hugh Lofting

Hugh Lofting was born in Maidenhead in 1886. As a child he kept a miniature zoo and wildlife museum in his mother's linen cupboard and enjoyed making up stories for his family. He later studied engineering in London and the United States, and visited Canada, Africa and the West Indies. After his marriage in 1912 he settled in the United States. Hugh Lofting fought in the trenches during World War I and it was whilst observing the lack of compassion shown to the horses on the battlefields that the idea for Doctor Dolittle was born. He was the main character in letters ...

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