Book List:21 titles
  • Hugh John Lofting was a British author who created the character of Doctor Dolittle - one of the classics of children's literature. Doctor Dolittle's Garden follows Lofting's Doctor Dolittle's Zoo. Tommy Stubbins, Dolittle's assistant, reports on Pro...


  • Hugh Lofting (1886–1947) was a British author. While in the trenches during World War I, rather than write home to his children about his war experiences, he instead wrote letters telling the adventures of a gentle English physician who could speak...


  • Delightful classic about the eccentric doctor who could speak to animals includes all the remarkable adventures and familiar characters, among them the extraordinary two-headed pushmi-pullyu; Polynesia, the parrot; and Jip, the dog. For adults, child...


  • Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting starting with the 1920 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 langu...


  • In Doctor Dolittle in the Moon Doctor Dolittle has landed on the Moon. He meets Otho Bludge the Moon Man, a Stone Age artist who was the only human on the Moon when it broke away from the Earth. The animals of the Moon flock to Doctor Dolittle, and h...


  • In Doctor Dolittle's Circus the doctor needs money to pay off a voyage to Africa, so he joins a circus with the pushmi-pullyu as his attraction. He enlightens a circus owner who cares little for animals, fights against the practice of fox hunting and...


  • Doctor Dolittle's Garden follows Lofting's Doctor Dolittle's Zoo. Tommy Stubbins, Dolittle's assistant, reports on Professor Quetch, curator of the Dog Museum. Meanwhile, the doctor has learned insect languages and hears ancient tales of a giant race...


  • Doctor Dolittle's Return is lighter and more comic than other Dolittle books. Tommy Stubbins waits for Doctor Dolittle's return from the Moon. When the Doctor returns he is anxious to write of what he has experienced. This proves more difficult than ...


  • Pirates, sharks, and a leaky boat, too! There’s danger ahead for Doctor Dolittle and his brave animal crew as they try to return home to Puddleby. Will the doctor find a way to outwit the Barbary Dragon and his band of dangerous sea brigands? It w...






  • Now that they’ve defeated the pirates, Doctor Dolittle is sure they’ll have smooth sailing to Puddleby. But wait..what’s that knock, knock, knocking on the ship? It looks as if a very unexpected guest is on board: a little boy! And he doesn’t...


  • Hugh Lofting created the now famous Doctor John Doolittle after having written a very large series of adventure books related to this fictional character. All started in 1920 with the publication of the first book The Story of Doctor Doolittle and e...


  • When last seen, Doctor Dolittle and his brave band of animals were sailing off to Africa, trying to bring sad Circus Crocodile back home where he belongs. But they’ve spent six weeks on the water and everyone is beginning to wonder “are we there y...


  • Now that Doctor Dolittle has successfully reunited Circus Crocodile and his mother, he and his animal friends can finally turn their thoughts to home. Then, King Lion sends a desperate message: his cub is very ill. But the doctor’s bag of medicines...


  • Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...


  • No one loves and understands animals like the eccentric 19th century physician, Dr. Dolittle - who masters animal language with the help of Polynesia the parrot. After his human patients desert him, the kind-hearted doctor finds his calling in practi...


  • 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....


  • Illus. in full color. The adventures of Dr. Dolittle, the veterinarian who can talk to his patients, have been charming children the world over since 1920. This edition offers the only text especially adapted for beginning readers.  ...




  • The famous Doctor Dolittle can never say "no" to an adventure; but this one, to floating, Spidermonkey Island, may be his last! The natives have just crowned him king -- for life, and they'll never let him go, unless... What will Dolittle think...


  • John Dolittle is a kind and generous country doctor who loves animals -- a fact made quite apparent by the "goldfish in the pond at the bottom of his garden . . . rabbits in the pantry, white mice in his piano, a squirrel in the linen closet, and a h...