The Hobbit is a classic tale of friendship and adventure, set in Middle-earth sixty years before the events of The Lord of the Rings. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable life, rarely travelling further than his garden or local pub. But one day he is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Along the way, he meets giants, dwarves, elves and trolls, and becomes allied with Thorin Oakenshield and his company of dwarves. Together they must face treacherous Mirkwood Forest, battle giant spiders and find their way through Goblin-town before reaching Lake-town where they plan to launch their final assault on Erebor itself…
For who is this book for ?
This book is for those who enjoy a good classic tale of friendship and adventure. Set in Middle-earth sixty years before the events of The Lord of the Rings, this story follows Bilbo Baggins as he is swept up into an epic quest to reclaim the lost kingdom of Erebor from Smaug, the dragon. Along the way, he meets many different creatures including giants, dwarves, elves and trolls. This book would be enjoyed by anyone who loves a good fantasy novel with plenty of action and suspense.
- The Hobbit is a classic tale of friendship and adventure.
- It is set in Middle-earth sixty years before the events of The Lord of the Rings.
- The story is well written and easy to follow.
- The Hobbit is a great adventure story that will keep you entertained from beginning to end.
- The characters are well developed and intriguing, and the setting is richly described.
- It’s easy to read and enjoyable for all ages.
Learn more about the author
J.R.R. Tolkien is one of the most renowned, celebrated and influential authors of the 20th century. He was born in 1896 in Bloemfontein, South Africa, but his family moved to England when he was still a child. After serving in World War I, Tolkien married Edith Bratt and they had four children. He worked for Oxford University Press until retiring at age 60 to devote himself full-time to writing The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings – two books that are now considered classics of English literature.
“A masterpiece of children’s literature.”
“A great book that deserves to be read by all.”
“The Hobbit is one of my favorite books of all time. I first read it when I was in the fourth grade and have loved it ever since. Bilbo Baggins is a wonderful character, full of wit and sass, who you can’t help but love.”
“The Hobbit is one of my all-time favorite books! I have read it several times and love the story every time.”