Read Alouds - The Voyage of Dr Dolittle

by Belinda Thompson
(Eastern Indonesia)



We live on a small island in Indonesia where we cant go to a library, and there are no English books within a thousand kilometres of here, so we rely on the classics that we can download and print off ourselves.

We started reading the Dr Dolittle books by Hugh Lofting and we fell in love with them. My son loves animals and adventures and these books are full of them! I read and read and read until I was hoarse and then it was my husbands turn.

Dr Dolittle goes on an adventure to find a moving island and on the way helps people, discovers rare species of plants and animals and along the way shows great respect for both animals and humanity.

Great Read Alouds!

This edition is completely unabridged, original-text version.



Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Read Alouds.

Recent Articles

  1. Teaching Creative Thinking - thinking strategies in your homeschool

    Feb 03, 19 11:35 PM

    Are we teaching creative thinking and producing thinkers in our homeschool? How can we make sure that the curriculum we create is focusing on skills and techniques and not just on content?

    Read More

  2. Understand Learning Stages to sharpen your homeschool focus

    Jan 31, 19 07:33 PM

    Understanding learning stages helps to focus attention on the best homeschool teaching methods, what to focus on and real life learning for the child at their stage of learning.

    Read More

  3. High school Home schooling - Keep learning real -Develop future skills

    Jan 31, 19 07:09 PM

    High School Home schooling - Do not fear! Best tips on how to develop skills for the future - business, hobbies, passions - not just academics; This page opens up the possibilities of homeschooling in…

    Read More