Hugh Lofting was an English writer, born on the 14th of January 1886. He is the creator of the famous character of Doctor Dolittle, a classic children's literature hero .
The stories told in the Doctor Dolittle's novels take place in the Victorian era, and tell the story of a physician who can speak to animals and who prefers to treat them more than to treat humans.
The first novel, The Story of Doctor Dolittle, won the famous Lewis Carroll Shelf Award 38 years after its publication. The illustrations of the book are made by none other than the writer himself.
What will happen to Doctor Dolittle during his adventures ?
You'll discover it in this captivating novel.