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Hugh John Lofting (14 January 1886 26 September 1947) was 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 I; his sole work for adults dealt with the tragedy of war.

    Works by Hugh Lofting 
  • Doctor Dolittle - A series about a man who learns the languages of animals.
    • The Story of Doctor Dolittle
    • The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
    • Doctor Dolittle's Post Office
    • Doctor Dolittle's Circus
    • Doctor Dolittle's Zoo
    • Doctor Dolittle's Caravan
    • Doctor Dolittle's Garden
    • Doctor Dolittle in the Moon
    • Doctor Dolittle's Return
    • Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake
    • Doctor Dolittle and the Green Canary
    • Doctor Dolittle's Puddleby Adventures
    • Doctor Dolittle's Birthday Book
    • Gub-Gub's Book, An Encyclopaedia of Food
  • Noisy Nora
  • Porridge Poetry
  • Mrs. Tubbs
    • The Story of Mrs. Tubbs
    • Tommy, Tilly, and Mrs. Tubbs
  • The Twilight of Magic
  • Victory for the Slain - Lofting's only work written for adults.

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