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Hugh Lofting

British author

1886   -   1947

genre: children's literature
country of citizenship: United Kingdom
native language: English
language of expression: English
educated at: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Westminster
occupation: writer, novelist, children's writer, screenwriter, illustrator, civil engineer
award received: Newbery Medal, Lewis Carroll Shelf Award

Hugh John Lofting (14 January 1886 – 26 September 1947) was an English author trained as a civil engineer, who created the classic children's character of Doctor Dolittle. Dolittle first appeared in Lofting's illustrated letters to his children, written from the British Army trenches in World War I.
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Doctor Dolittle and the Green Canary

The eleventh work of Doctor Dolittle Books, the author was Hugh Lofting

author: Hugh Lofting, Olga Fricker
illustrator: Hugh Lofting


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