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 first saw light in the author's illustrated letters to children, written from the trenches during World War I when actual news, he later said, was either too horrible or too dull. The stories are set in early Victorian England, where Doctor John Dolittle lives in the fictional village of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh in the West Country.
In this ebook:
The Story of Doctor Dolittle
Doctor Dolittle's Garden
Doctor Dolittle in the Moon
Doctor Dolittle's Circus
Doctor Dolittle's Return
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle