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Read online The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle (Doctor Dolittle, #2).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle (Doctor Dolittle, #2) The delightfully eccentric Doctor Dolittle rendered immortal on screen by the gifted Rex Harrison has remained a firm favorite with generations of children ever since he made his debut in an earlier novel The Story of Doctor Dolittle In his second outing titledThe Voyages of Doctor Dolittle the maverick physician takes on a new assistant Tommy Stubbins The story is structured as a first person account given by Tommy who is now a very old man The boy who was the son of the village cobbler first meets Doctor Dolittle when he takes a hurt squirrel to the doctor for treatment Tommy and the doctor quickly become friends and the boy soon learns how to communicate with animals in their own languages The remarkable talking parrot Polynesia and other amazing creatures from the previous book also appear in this sequel The mysterious disappearance of a friend of the doctor s called Luke the Hermit sets off a train of strange events And Tommy finds himself accompanying the good doctor on an exciting hazardous voyage to find Long Arrow a native American and the son of Golden Arrow who is reputed to be the greatest living naturalist in the world The kind hearted quirky animal rights activist Doctor Dolittle dominates the plot His enduring humanitarian approach to the world around him his desire for peaceful coexistence among all and his concern for the environment make him a memorable and endearing character This as much an adventure story as a strong appeal for compassion towards the innumerable species that share our planet with us There are shipwrecks South American and Mediterranean locations underwater explorations where they discover a giant sea snail and wonderful descriptions of land and sea Critics of Hugo Lofting s work point out that there are several passages which are now politically incorrect However readers would do well to remember that these books were written more than a hundred years ago when attitudes to colonization and race were quite different In the dozen or so books featuring Doctor Dolittle the author Hugo Lofting ensures that a wide variety of themes locations and ideas are explored The books were originally illustrated by the author himself as he was a talented artist and naturalist himself by Hugh Lofting, Michael Hague

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The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle (Doctor Dolittle, #2)
Title:The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle (Doctor Dolittle, #2)
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ISBN:0060776005
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Number of Pages:400
Category:Fiction, Childrens, Animals, Fantasy
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Doctor Dolittle's Caravan (Doctor Dolittle, #6), Doctor Dolittle's Garden (Doctor Dolittle, #7), Doctor Dolittle and the Green Canary (Doctor Dolittle, #11), The Story of Doctor Dolittle (Doctor Dolittle, #1), Doctor Dolittle in the Moon (Doctor Dolittle, #8), Doctor Dolittle's Return (Doctor Dolittle, #9), The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle (Doctor Dolittle, #2), Doctor Dolittle's Zoo (Doctor Dolittle, #5), Doctor Dolittle's Circus (Doctor Dolittle, #4), Doctor Dolittle's Post Office (Doctor Dolittle, #3)
Although much of the material had been printed originally in for the Herald Tribune Syndicate Lofting planned to complete the story in book form but never finished before he died Lofting s wife s sister Olga Michael completed the book and it was published posthumously in Everything except the first and last chapter are by Lofting Much of the material in this book is repeated from the earlier novel Doctor Dolittle s Caravan and tells the story of the Doctor s friend Pippinella the Green Canary in slightly greater depth, 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 he discovers how to communicate with the intelligent plants there But will the lunar flora and fauna ever let him leave Hugh John Lofting was a British author who created the character of Doctor Dolittle one of the classics of children s literature His early education was at Mount St Mary s College in Sheffield after which he went to the United States completing a degree in civil engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology He enlisted in the Irish Guards to serve in World War I Not wishing to write to his children of the brutality of the war he wrote imaginative letters that were the foundation of the Doctor Dolittle novels, Doctor Dolittle lends his rare Pushmi Pullyu to the circus to raise money All the animals there love him so soon he s running the show This is the third of eight Doctor Dolittle Centenary Editions to be published by Yearling in, Doctor Dolittle establishes a swallow mail service for the animals when he discovers that they have their own way of writing