<![CDATA[Story of Doctor Dolittle, The by LOFTING, Hugh]]> In The Story of Doctor Dolittle (1920), the first of Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle books, we are introduced to the good doctor who gives up treating people after Polynesia, his parrot, teaches him animal languages. His fame in the animal kingdom spreads throughout the world and soon he sets off to cure a monkey epidemic in Africa, finding all sorts of exciting adventures on the way.

This recording is of the original edition, which is in the public domain. Later editions, which are still under copyright, changed some language and plot elements that are considered racially derogatory.
(Summary adapted from wikipedia.org by Annie Coleman)

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LibriVox In The Story of Doctor Dolittle (1920), the first of Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle books, we are introduced to the good doctor who gives up treating people after Polynesia, his parrot, teaches him animal languages. His fame in the animal kingdom spreads throughout the world and soon he sets off to cure a monkey epidemic in Africa, finding all sorts of exciting adventures on the way.

This recording is of the original edition, which is in the public domain. Later editions, which are still under copyright, changed some language and plot elements that are considered racially derogatory.
(Summary adapted from wikipedia.org by Annie Coleman)

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LibriVox info@librivox.org <![CDATA[Author's Note and Dedication; Introduction]]> No No <![CDATA[The First Chapter - Puddleby]]> No No <![CDATA[The Second Chapter - Animal Language]]> No No <![CDATA[The Third Chapter - More Money Troubles]]> No No <![CDATA[The Fourth Chapter - A Message From Africa]]> No No <![CDATA[The Fifth Chapter - The Great Journey ]]> No No <![CDATA[The Sixth Chapter - Polynesia and the King ]]> No No <![CDATA[The Seventh Chapter - The Bridge of Apes]]> No No <![CDATA[The Eighth Chapter - The Leader of the Lions]]> No No <![CDATA[The Ninth Chapter - The Monkeys' Council]]> No No <![CDATA[The Tenth Chapter - The Rarest Animal of All]]> No No <![CDATA[The Eleventh Chapter - The Black Prince]]> No No <![CDATA[The Twelfth Chapter - Medicine and Magic]]> No No <![CDATA[The Thirteenth Chapter - Red Sails and Blue Wings]]> No No <![CDATA[The Fourteenth Chapter - The Rats' Warning]]> No No <![CDATA[The Fifteenth Chapter - The Barbary Dragon]]> No No <![CDATA[The Sixteenth Chapter - Too-Too the Listener]]> No No <![CDATA[The Seventeenth Chapter - The Ocean Gossips]]> No No <![CDATA[The Eighteenth Chapter - Smells]]> No No <![CDATA[The Nineteenth Chapter - The Rock]]> No No <![CDATA[The Twentieth Chapter - The Fisherman]]> No No <![CDATA[The Last Chapter - Home Again]]> No No