Doctor Dolittle's Return

Doctor Dolittle s Return Doctor Dolittle s Return is lighter and 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 ex

  • Title: Doctor Dolittle's Return
  • Author: Hugh Lofting
  • ISBN: 9780224604451
  • Page: 436
  • Format: None
  • Doctor Dolittle s Return is lighter and 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 difficult than expected The poignancy of the doctor s lunar experiences is juxtaposed with his hilarious attempts to be put into jail so heDoctor Dolittle s Return is lighter and 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 difficult than expected The poignancy of the doctor s lunar experiences is juxtaposed with his hilarious attempts to be put into jail so he will be free of all responsibilities and will be able to write his book 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.

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    1. Doctor Dolittle's Return (Doctor Dolittle, #9), Hugh LoftingDoctor Dolittle's Return, published in 1933, is the ninth book in Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle series. The book was published five years after the publication of Doctor Dolittle in the Moon and continues the plot line begun in that book. Lofting originally intended to end the series with Doctor Dolittle in the Moon, but for some reason changed his mind and the book was published. The book tells the story of how the Doctor returns from [...]

    2. Doctor Dolittle's Return is the ninth book in Hugh Lofting's classic Doctor Dolittle series. Remarkably, it features some of the most memorable and funniest moments of the whole series. That's a rare thing in a long series!The book directly continues the plot line begun in the preceeding book, Doctor Dolittle in the Moon. It should be noted that Lofting originally intended to end the series with that book, but for some reason changed his mind; five years after the publication of Doctor Dolittle [...]

    3. God, I love these books!Such a great blend of the fantastic and the real world, as the good Doctor, his helper Tom Stubbins and a boat load of animals deal with problems and adventures big and small.Can be a bit dry and politically incorrect, but keep in mind they were written 70 years ago and just enjoy the magic here.

    4. Dr Dolittle returns from the moon in a book written long before the first lunar landings. A nice gentle (if mental) read.

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