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Aug 02, 2011
| ISBN 9781101543320
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Aug 02, 2011 | ISBN 9781101543320 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Dolittle is soon to be a major motion picture from Universal Pictures, starring Robert Downey Jr., and featuring the voice talents of Emma Thompson, Tom Holland, Selena Gomez and John Cena! Doctor Doolittle returns in this classic Newberry Medal winner! Doctor Dolittle heads for the high seas in perhaps the most amazing adventure ever experienced by man or animal! Told by 9-and-a-half-year-old Tommy Stubbins, crewman and future naturalist, Doctor Dolittle and company survive a perilous shipwreck and land on the mysterious, floating Spidermonkey Island. There he meets the Great Glass Sea Snail who holds the key to the biggest mystery of all.
Hugh Lofting was born in 1886 in Maidenhead, Berkshire. His Doctor Dolittle books first appeared on paper in the form of letters to his children, Elizabeth and Colin. Lofting wrote a number of children’s books besides the Dolittle series, including The… More about Hugh Lofting
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