Doctor Dolittle pt. 4


Hugh Lofting

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Tonight, we’ll be reading the fourth part to "Doctor Dolittle", written in 1920 by British author Hugh Lofting. The full title being, “The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts”. It is the first of Lofting’s "Doctor Dolittle" books, a series of children's novels about a man who learns to talk to animals and becomes their champion around the world. 

Hugh Lofting started writing the Dolittle stories as imaginative letters to his children from the battlefield trenches of World War I.If you’d like to start with episode 1, it aired on December 2nd, 2019. Episode 3 aired on May 27th, 2020. 

Previously, the good doctor had to deal with all the monkeys. He vaccinated the healthy ones and created a hospital for the sick ones.