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The Story of Doctor Dolittle

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Hugh Lofting

Narrated By: LibriVox Volunteers

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2016

Duration: 3 hours 9 minutes


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.


  • Barbara S

    Interesting book that needs to be viewed from the perspective of the time frame it was written. Narrators were better than some.

  • Kelly Rucker

    I love this story and can't believe I never read it as a child. The numerous narrators can be both interesting and frustrating, as well as the break at the end of each chapter. But that's the price you pay for a free audiobook I suppose.

  • tami stanford

    My son loves this story. He has listened to it twice.

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