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    • The Story of Dr. Dolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Hugh Lofting's wonderfully whimsical story of a doctor whose love of animals allows him to learn their language and becomes a splendid "animal doctor"... with their help. And he even goes all the way to Africa to cure the sick monkeys...it's charming!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story, great summer read!

    • By Kaui on 06-27-15

    Regular price: $4.89

    • The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: William Sutherland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    The good Doctor Dolittle, accompanied by his devoted animal friends, sets sail once again. This time it is a voyage of discovery, to learn the secret of the Shellfish language, and to teach Tommy Stubbins, the Doctor's young protege, all there is to know about animals and their languages. Choosing their destination by opening an atlas, closing their eyes, and touching the page with a pencil, they set off on the most amazing voyage.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A delightful travel log

    • By Amy H on 02-28-05

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Story of Dr. Doolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Polynesia the parrot, Jip the dog, Too-Too the owl, Dab-Dab the duck, Gub-Gub the pig, Chee-Chee the monkey and many other animals accompany Dr. Doolittle on his adventurs in England, Africa and on the High Seas. Please note - due to certain unfortunate racial epithets and insensitivities contained in the narrative of this book, parental guidance is suggested.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Emphasize the WARNING

    • By East on 06-02-18

    Regular price: $13.26

    • Alan Bennett: Doctor Dolittle Stories

    • Classic Readings from the BBC Archive
    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Alan Bennett reads these three enchanting Doctor Dolittle stories. Doctor Dolittle has an extraordinary talent - he can talk to the animals! Taught by his parrot, Polynesia, he is soon able to chat to every kind of creature - and his skill leads him into all sorts of adventures.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Julie Nagode
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle was the second of Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle books published in 1922. This novel takes us to the different adventures of Doctor Dolittle in the Mediterranean, South America, and even under the sea. Doctor Dolittle meets Tommy Stubbins, the young son of the local cobbler, who becomes his new assistant. Tommy learns how to speak animal languages and becomes involved in the Doctor's quest to find Long Arrow, the greatest naturalist in the world.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • horrible narration

    • By Jeffrey on 04-10-11

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Story of Doctor Dolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Helen Stainer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    "The Story of Doctor Dolittle (Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts)", written by Hugh Lofting, is the first of his Doctor Dolittle books, a series of children's novels about a man who learns to talk to animals and becomes their champion around the world. John Dolittle, MD. is a respected physician and quiet bachelor living with his spinster sister in the small English village of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh. His love of animals grows over the years.

    Regular price: $7.46

    • The Story of Doctor Dolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Nadia May
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Doctor Dolittle, a little, lovable, old doctor, has so many animal pets spread throughout his house and garden that patients will not come to him anymore. As a result, he becomes poorer and poorer. But he occupies nearly all of his time as the animals' doctor, and soon discovers that he can talk to the animals; Jip the dog, Dab Dab the duck, and Polynesia the parrot.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Story of Doctor Doolittle

    • By Robert on 06-13-05

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Story of Dr. Dolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    No one loves and understands animals like the eccentric 19th-century physician Dr. Dolittle, who masters animal language with the help of Polynesia the parrot. After his human patients desert him, the kind-hearted doctor finds his calling in practicing animal medicine, and his fame spreads far and wide. When a terrible epidemic breaks out among monkeys in Africa, Dr. Dolittle sets out to save them, accompanied by some of his favorite pets.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ruined by a dreadful narrator

    • By Ted on 04-28-14

    Regular price: $12.59

    • The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Karen Savage
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle was the second of Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle books to be published, coming out in 1922. It is nearly five times as long as its predecessor and the writing style is pitched at a more mature audience. The scope of the novel is vast; it is divided into six parts. It won the Newbery Medal for 1923. It was one of the novels in the series which was adapted into the film Doctor Dolittle.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Story of Doctor Dolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Meet the extraordinary Dr. Dolittle, the eccentric country doctor who can talk to animals. In this delightful presentation, you'll hear from the entire Dolittle ménage - Polynesia the parrot, Gub-Gub the pig, Dab-Dab the duck, and Jip the dog. When the good doctor learns of an epidemic among the monkeys, he sails to Africa to contain the outbreak. Take part in his adventures among the mysteries of the Dark Continent in this unabridged reading of a timeless classic.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Story - Bland Teller

    • By Scott on 08-09-04

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Hugh Lofting: The Story of Doctor Dolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Phil Chenevert
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
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      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts (1920), written by Hugh Lofting, is the first of his Doctor Dolittle books, a series of children's novels about a man who learns to talk to animals and becomes their champion around the world. It was one of the novels in the series which was adapted into the film, Doctor Dolittle.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Doktor Dolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Felix von Manteuffel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Doktor Johann Dolittle kann etwas, worum ihn viele Menschen beneiden: Er spricht die Sprache der Tiere! Und er versteht wie kein anderer ihnen zu helfen, wenn sie einmal in Not sind. Das weiß bald jedes Kind auch weit über die Grenzen von Dolittles Heimat Puddleby hinaus. Sogar bis nach Afrika reicht der gute Ruf des Doktors, so dass ihn eines Tages die Affen um Hilfe bitten. Als er sich mit dem Papagei Polynesia, dem Hund Jip, dem Schwein Göb-Göb und vier weiteren Tieren auf die Reise macht, beginnt ein tierisch turbulentes Abenteuer!

    Regular price: $9.20

    • Doktor Dolittle

    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Narrated by: Lilian Westphal, Wolfram Berger, Yvonne Kupper, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Doktor med. John Dolittle liebt Tiere: Bei ihm im Haus leben z.B. Dab-Dab, die Ente, Göb-Göb, das Schweinchen, Jip, der Hund, die Eule Tuh-Tuh und die Papageiendame Polynesia. Als seine menschlichen Patienten mehr und mehr ausbleiben, lässt er sich von Polynesia die Sprache der Tiere beibringen und wird Tierarzt. So kann er zum Glück den Affen zur Hilfe eilen, als in Afrika eine schreckliche Krankheit ausbricht! Zum Dank bekommt er ein besonders seltenes Tier geschenkt: Ein Stoßmich-Ziehdich.

    Regular price: $6.22