The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

Cover image for

Download


Author: Hugh Lofting
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 72,799 / 203 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.3
LoC Category: PZ
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 2,891
mnybks.net#: 4463
Excerpt

! M-E-A-T!" People paid him to give this meat to their cats and dogs instead of feeding them on dog-biscuits or the scraps from the table.

I enjoyed going round with old Matthew and seeing the cats and dogs come running to the garden-gates whenever they heard his call. Sometimes he let me give the meat to the animals myself; and I thought this was great fun. He knew a lot about dogs and he would tell me the names of the different kinds as we went through the town. He had several dogs of his own; one, a whippet, was a very fast runner, and Matthew used to win prizes with her at the Saturday coursing races; another, a terrier, was a fine ratter. The cat's-meat-man used to make a business of rat-catching for the millers and farmers as well as his other trade of selling cat's-meat.

My third great friend was Luke the Hermit. But of him I will tell you more later on.

I did not go to school; because my father was not rich enough to send me. But I was extremely fond of animals. So I used to spend

Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2014.10.06
cindyl
*****

This is a wonderful book, and if you read it to your children you will enjoy it at least as much as they do.
But why not indulge yourself and read it on your own, then they will not keep asking you why you are laughing.


(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell
Through the Looking Glass
by Lewis Carroll
Alice in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott
All the Way to Fairyland
by Evelyn Sharp
ABC's of Science
by Charles Oliver

See more popular titles from this genre.