|aThe voyages of Doctor Dolittle / |cretold from the Hugh Lofting original ; by Kathleen Olmstead ; illustrated by Lucy Corvino ; afterword by Arthur Pober
|aNew York, NY : |bSterling Pub. Co., |cc2008
|a150 p. : |bill. ; |c20 cm.
|aAn abridged retelling of the story in which Dr. Dolittle sets off with his assistant, Tommy Stubbins, his dog, Jip, and Polynesia the parrot on an adventurous voyage over tropical seas to floating Spidermonkey Island
Doctor Dolittle is a very special vet?because he knows how to talk to the animals!So when he hears that there’s a terrible sickness hurting all the monkeys in Africa, the good doctor knows he must go and help them. Soon he’s off on an exciting adventure across the seas in this superb retelling of Hugh Lofting’s beloved classic.