"May attempts to give each animal its species-specific voice, and she succeeds with enthusiasm, levity, and gaiety." (AudioFile)
"Any child who is not given the opportunity to make the acquaintance of this rotund, kindly, and enthusiastic doctor/naturalist and all of his animal friends will miss out on something important." (Jane Goodall)
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"The Story of Doctor Doolittle"
Both my 8-year old and my 5-year old loved this story!
My 6 yo boy and 4 yo daughter enjoyed this immensely, recounting it excitedly to their dad each night at the dinner table. Excellent narration complementing a delightful fast-paced story.
"Brilliant classic, superbly read"
I could not be more pleased with this reading of Doctor Doolittle. Nadia May (who is probably now my favorite reader) does a wonderful job bringing life to the good doctor and all his different creatures. It's a great story too, which I remember enjoying as a child and now my own children are enjoying it.
This is a riveting story, with many a surprise in the plot; well spoken, great voices for all the characters, and read with much enthusiasm. Great for my kids (aged 4 to 8).
Fantastic voices, enthusiastic reading.
"Loved the Sound Effects!"
Entertaining, Adventurous, Funny
The animal sound effects made it so entertaining! It really keeps a child's attention!
She takes on the characters' voices, adding sound effects for that particular animal!
The whole book moved me to tears...of laughter!
Great to listen to with young children or grandchildren.
"Delightful kids book"
Just as fun as I remember it from childhood. The narrator's animal noises are kind of annoying though.
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