The voyages of Doctor Dolittle

Hugh Lofting, 1886-1947

Book - 2012

When his colleague Long Arrow disappears, Dr. Dolittle sets off with his assistant, Tommy Stubbins, his dog, Jip, and Polynesia the parrot on an adventurous voyage over tropical seas to floating Spidermonkey Island.

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Series
Sterling classics.
Subjects
Genres
Fantasy fiction, Juvenile
Action and adventure fiction
Published
New York : Sterling Children's Books [2012]
Language
English
Physical Description
viii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Awards
Newbery Medal, 1923.
ISBN
9781402797217
1402797214
Main Author
Hugh Lofting, 1886-1947 (-)
Other Authors
Scott McKowen (illustrator)
  • Machine generated contents note: Part I
  • 1.The Cobbler's Son
  • 2.I Hear of the Great Naturalist
  • 3.The Doctor's Home
  • 4.The Wiff-Waff
  • 5.Polynesia
  • 6.The Wounded Squirrel
  • 7.Shellfish Talk
  • 8.Are You a Good Noticer?
  • 9.The Garden of Dreams
  • 10.The Private Zoo
  • 11.My Schoolmaster, Polynesia
  • 12.My Great Idea
  • 13.A Traveler Arrives
  • 14.Chee-Chee's Voyage
  • 15.I Become a Doctor's Assistant
  • Part II
  • 16.The Crew of the Curlew
  • 17.Luke the Hermit
  • 18.Jip and the Secret
  • 19.Bob
  • 20.Mendoza
  • 21.The Judge's Dog
  • 22.The End of the Mystery
  • 23.Three Cheers
  • 24.The Purple Bird of Paradise
  • 25.Long Arrow, the Son of Golden Arrow
  • 26.Blind Travel
  • 27.Destiny and Destination
  • Part III
  • 28.The Third Man
  • 29.Good-Bye!
  • 30.Our Troubles Begin
  • 31.Our Troubles Continue
  • 32.Polynesia Has a Plan
  • 33.The Bed Maker of Monteverde
  • 34.The Doctor's Wager
  • 35.The Great Bullfight
  • 36.We Depart in a Hurry
  • Part IV
  • Contents note continued: 37.Shellfish Languages Again
  • 38.The Fidgit's Story
  • 39.Bad Weather
  • 40.Wrecked!
  • 41.Land!
  • 42.The Jabizri
  • 43.Hawk's-Head Mountain
  • Part V
  • 44.A Great Moment
  • 45.The Men of the Moving Land
  • 46.Fire
  • 47.What Makes an Island Float
  • 48.War!
  • 49.General Polynesia
  • 50.The Peace of the Parrots
  • 51.The Hanging Stone
  • 52.The Election
  • 53.The Coronation of King Jong
  • Part VI
  • 54.New Popsipetel
  • 55.Thoughts of Home
  • 56.The Indian's Science
  • 57.The Sea Serpent
  • 58.The Shellfish Riddle Solved at Last
  • 59.The Last Cabinet Meeting
  • 60.The Doctor's Decision.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

When his colleague Long Arrow disappears, Dr. Dolittle sets off with his assistant, Tommy Stubbins, his dog, Jip, and Polynesia the parrot on an adventurous voyage over tropical seas to floating Spidermonkey Island.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Hugh Loftings beloved story of the doctor who can talk to animals has long enchanted children. Though his fondness for pets drives away all his human patients, as a veterinarian, Doctor Doolittle has the magic touch. Join him, Polynesia, Jip the dog, Dab-Dab the duck, and the rest of his furry and feathered friends as they face evil kings and treacherous pirates while handling their most important case ever.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Hugh Loftings beloved story of the doctor who can talk to animals has long enchanted children. Though his fondness for pets drives away all his human patients, as a veterinarian, Doctor Doolittle has the magic touch. Join him, Polynesia, Jip the dog, Dab-Dab the duck, and the rest of his furry and feathered friends as they face evil kings and treacherous pirates while handling their most important case ever. This handsome, unabridged edition of The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle, with striking illustrations by Scott McKowen, is sure to find a treasured place in any familys library.