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Hugh Lofting

Author, Illustrator

(1886 - 1947)

Hugh Lofting

Hugh John Lofting (14 January 1886 – 26 September 1947) was a British author, trained as a civil engineer, who created the character of Doctor Dolittle — one of the classics of children’s literature.



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Doctor Dolittle and the Green Canary (1950)

Pippinella tells Doctor Dolittle and his friends her adventures.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Olga Michael
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake (1948)

The Doctor and his friends travel to darkest Africa to rescue an ancient turtle.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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Doctor Dolittle Boxed Set (1967)

Includes Doctor Dolittle’s Circus, Zoo, Caravan, Garden, In the Moon, Return.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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Doctor Dolittle in the Moon (1928)

Doctor Dolittle extends his researches to the language of plants when he meets the wonderful inhabitants of the moon.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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Doctor Dolittle’s Birthday Book (1935)

Each page contains a quotation and picture from the Doctor Dolittle books and space to record birthday reminders.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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Doctor Dolittle’s Caravan (1926)

Doctor Dolittle’s Circus travels to London where they stage a bird opera.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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Doctor Dolittle’s Circus (1924)

Concerned by the abuse of animals in the circus, Doctor Dolittle decides to start his own to show how good a circus could be if the animals were in charge.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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Doctor Dolittle’s Garden (1927)

Doctor Dolittle continues his researches into the lives of animals and learns the languages of insects. He is visited by a giant moth and embarks on a journey to the moon.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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Doctor Dolittle’s Post Office (1923)

Doctor Dolittle discovers that animals also have a written form of their language and goes about setting up the fastest postal service in the world for them.

Read on line at gutenberg.org.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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Doctor Dolittle’s Puddleby Adventures (1952)

A collection of stories about Doctor Dolittle and his animal friends.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Olga Michael
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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Doctor Dolittle’s Return (1933)

Doctor Dolittle makes his triumphant return from his visit to the moon.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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Doctor Dolittle’s Zoo (1925)

In these adventures the good Doctor solves a mystery and opens a zoo in his back garden.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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The Flying Carpet (1925)

An anthology of leading author and illustrators of the first part of the twentieth century.

Author(s): J. M. Barrie
G. K. Chesterton
Hugh Lofting
A. A. Milne
Et al
Illustrator(s): Mabel Lucie Attwell
T. H. Robinson
Ernest H. Shepard
Et al

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Gub Gub’s Book (1932)

Gub Gub the pig expounds on the subject of food.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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The Gunniwolf and other Merry Tales (1936)

A collection of stories by leading authors illustrated by Kate Seredy.

1936

Author(s): Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Helen Bannerman
Rose Fyleman
Hugh Lofting
Et al
Illustrator(s): Kate Seredy

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La Mésaventure de Madame Popotte (1930)

French translation of The Story of Mrs. Tubbs.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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Mostly Magic (1958)

A collection of traditional fairy tales, fables and nursery rhymes for younger children.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Andrew Lang
Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Edward Lear
Hugh Lofting
Beatrix Potter
Et al
Illustrator(s): Boris Artzybasheff
L. Leslie Brooke
Wanda Gág
Howard Pyle
Dr. Seuss
Et al

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Noisy Nora: An Almost True Story (1929)

Noisy Nora is a noisy eater.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Hugh Lofting

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