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Lofting, Hugh,

1886–1947, American writer of juvenile stories, b. Maidenhead, England. He settled in the United States in 1912. His famous "Dr. Dolittle" stories, which concern an extraordinary country doctor with a great love of animals, began as letters to his children during World War I. They include The Story of Dr. Dolittle (1920), The Voyages of Dr. Dolittle (1922), and Dr. Dolittle and the Secret Lake (1948). All were illustrated by Lofting himself.
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Geniuses are rare and, without being at all an undue praiser of times past, one can say without hesitation that until the appearance of Hugh Lofting, the successor of Miss Yonge, Mrs.
Lewis Carroll absolutely conquered the difficulties, but I am not sure that anyone after him until Hugh Lofting has really managed the trick; even in such a masterpiece as "The Wind in the Willows" we are not quite convinced.
9 Which fictional doctor, created by Hugh Lofting, was able to understand the language of animals?
Answers: 1) Gainsborough, 2) A derby, 3) Nave, 4) Blackbeard, 5) Lakes, 6) James Joyce, 7) Antarctic Circle, 8) 23, 9) 15, 10) Hugh Lofting.
My favorite book is The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting.
Previous recipients of the award have included The Voyages of Dr Dolittle by Hugh Lofting, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle and The High King by Lloyd Alexander.
Dwi'n gwybod yn iawn am rai o'r lleill, wedi gweld y ffilm neu'r gyfres deledu ('A Clockwork Orange,' Anthony Burgess, 'The Adventures of Dr Dolittle,' Hugh Lofting, 'David Copperfield,' Dickens ayyb) ond erioed wedi darllen y llyfrau.
NELVANA LIMITED (Toronto: NTV; Nasdaq: NELV) today announced it has acquired the development, production, distribution and associated merchandise licensing rights for animated television programming, based on the celebrated 13-book series, Doctor Dolittle, written and illustrated by Hugh Lofting.
Doctor Dolittle,'' the novel by Hugh Lofting, was made into a 1967 film starring Rex Harrison.
A) Roald Dahl B) Hans Christian Andersen C) Hugh Lofting The first correct entry drawn at random will receive the prize as offered.
As fans of the original film and to some extent the Hugh Lofting books will recall, the doctor finally sets to sea to discover a giant pink snail with his companions Matthew Muggins (Conor Michael-Sheridan), young Tommy (played by a girl, the very exuberant Joanna Forest) and love interest Emma (Abigail Jaye) who just happens to be the niece of the general.