The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle—the major motion picture starring Robert Downey Jr.—soars into theaters on April 12, 2019!
Discover the world of Doctor Dolittle with four stories from the beloved children’s series!
Doctor Dolittle in the Moon recounts when the good doctor travelled to the Moon! While there, he meets Otho Bludge the Moon Man, a Stone Age artist who was the only human on the Moon when it broke away from the Earth. The animals of the Moon flock to Doctor Dolittle, and he discovers how to communicate with the intelligent plants there. But will the lunar flora and fauna ever let him leave?
In Doctor Dolittle’s Return, Tommy Stubbins waits for Doctor Dolittle’s return from the Moon. When the Doctor gets home he is anxious to write about what he experienced. This proves more difficult than expected.
In Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake, Doctor Dolittle receives an urgent call to rescue his oldest friend, Mudface the Giant Turtle, who was a passenger on Noah’s Ark.
And in Gub Gub’s Book, readers can learn all about Gub Gub the pig, who was one of the first animals Doctor Dolittle spoke with. This book features stories from and about Gub Gub’s attempt to write an encyclopedia of food!
Hugh Lofting (January 1886–September 1947) was a British author who created the beloved and timeless character of Doctor Dolittle. His stories have inspired several major motion pictures over the last sixty years, and many household names—including Rex Harrison, Eddie Murphy, and Robert Downey Jr.—have taken on the titular role. He is also the author of several other books for children.
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