The Story of Dr. Dolittle
Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts
Author: Hugh Lofting
Grade Level Equivalent:
Animals, Birds, Friends and Friendship, European
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. This entertaining classic about the eccentric doctor who could speak to animals has charmed readers of all ages for generations. 27 black-and-white illustrations.