A children's writer
who lived between the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is most famous for his Doctor Dolittle
series, but has written a number of other books for children, as well as one poem for adults.
Hugh Lofting illustrated almost all of his own work, with the exception of The Twilight Of Magic
. He was an engineer and a veteran of World War One
; his sole work for adults dealt with the tragedy of war.
Works by Hugh Lofting: