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Doctor Dolittle Meets the Pushmi-Pullyu: A Doctor Dolittle Chapter Book Paperback – July 13, 1999


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Doctor Dolittle must sail to Africa with his animal family. The monkeys are sick, and they need his help. Doctor Dolittle has some amazing adventures on his journey, and even meets the rarest of all animals - the two-headed pushmi-pullyu!

Based on The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting.

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Pushmi-pullyus are extinct. That means there aren't any alive anymore. But long ago, a few pushmi-pullyus lived in the jungles of Africa.

Pushmi-pullyus looked very strange. They had no tail. They had two heads with sharp horns, one head at each end of their body.

There were no pushmi-pullyus in zoos. No one had ever caught one!

A pushmi-pullyu always faced you. Only one half slept at a time. The other head would always stay awake, watching.

They were also very shy animals.

The monkeys set out to find a pushmi-pullyu for Doctor Dolittle.

After a while they saw strange footprints near the edge of the river.

They followed the footprints to a place where the grass was high and thick.

"He must be in there!" one of the monkeys whispered.

The monkeys joined hands. They made a big circle around the high grass.

The pushmi-pullyu heard them.

He tried to run away, but he couldn't.

He sat down and waited to see what the monkeys wanted.
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Product Details

  • Age Range: 4 - 7 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 2
  • Paperback: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Yearling (July 13, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0440415500
  • ISBN-13: 978-0440415503
  • Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 5.2 x 7.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,813,928 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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