The Story of Doctor Dolittle
- Paperback – 158 pages
- by Hugh Lofting
- Penguin Random House [Yearling Books]
- Recommended age: 8+
From the Publisher's Website:
In this first book in the series, Doctor Dolittle discovers that he can talk to the animals–Jip the dog, Dab Dab the duck, Polynesia the parrot.
"Any child who is not given the opportunity to make the acquaintance of this rotund, kindly, and enthusiastic doctor/naturalist and all of his animal friends will miss out on something important."– Jane Goodall