The story of Doctor Dolittle / by Hugh Lofting ; illustrations by Hugh Lofting ; introduction by Hugh Walpole.

The adventures of a kind-hearted doctor, who is fond of animals and understands their language, as he travels to Africa with some of his favorite pets to cure the monkeys of a terrible sickness.

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Lofting, Hugh, 1886-1947 (Author)
Other Authors: Walpole, Hugh.
Format: eBook
Published:Minneapolis : First Avenue Editions, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, [2017]
Series:First Avenue classics
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title Page; Cip Info; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Cover; "A little town called Puddleby-on-the-Marsh"; frontpiece; "And she never came to see him any more"; "He could see as well as ever"; "They came at once to his house on the edge of the town"; "They used to sit in chairs on the lawn"; "'All right, ' said the Doctor, 'go and get married'"; "One evening when the Doctor was asleep in his chair"; "'I felt sure there was twopence left'"; "And the voyage began"; "'We must have run into Africa'"; "'I got into it because I did not want to be drowned'"
  • "And Queen Ermintrude was asleep""'Who's that?'"; "Cheering and waving leaves and swinging out of the branches to greet him"; "John Dolittle was the last to cross"; "He made all the monkeys who were still well come and be vaccinated"; "'ME, the King of Beasts, to wait on a lot of dirty monkeys?'"; "Then the Grand Gorilla got up"; "'Lord save us!' cried the duck. 'How does it make up its mind?'"; "He began reading the fairy-stories to himself"; "Crying bitterly and waving till the ship was out of sight"; "'They are surely the pirates of Barbary'"
  • "'And you have heard that rats always leave a sinking ship?'""'Look here, Ben Ali-'"; "'Sh!-Listen!-I do believe there's some one in there!'"; "'You stupid piece of warm bacon!'"; "'Doctor!' he cried. 'I've got it!'"; "And she kissed the Doctor many times"; "The Doctor sat in a chair in front"; "He began running round the garden like a crazy thing"; Dedication; Introduction; I Puddleby; II Animal Language; III More Money Troubles; IV A Message from Africa; V The Great Journey; VI Polynesia and the King; VII The Bridge of Apes; VIII The Leader of the Lions; IX The Monkeys' Council
  • X The Rarest Animal of AllXI The Black Prince; XII Medicine and Magic; XIII Red Sails and Blue Wings; XIV The Rats' Warning; XV The Barbary Dragon; XVI Too-Too, the Listener; XVII The Ocean Gossips; XVIII Smells; XIX The Rock; XX The Fisherman's Town; XXI Home Again; Back Cover