The Hobbit tells the story of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who is swept into an epic adventure when he joins Gandalf and thirteen dwarves on their quest to reclaim Erebor, the Lonely Mountain, from the dragon Smaug. Bilbo quickly becomes involved in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with goblins, wargs, and spiders as he tries to prevent them from stealing treasure for themselves. With great courage and strength, Bilbo helps his friends fight off evil beings and finally comes face-to-face with Smaug himself.
For who is this book for ?
The Hobbit is a great read for anyone who loves science fiction and fantasy. J. R. R. Tolkien’s world of Middle-earth is vividly brought to life, and the story of Bilbo Baggins’ adventure will keep you entertained from beginning to end.
- The Hobbit is a well-written and exciting adventure story that will keep readers hooked until the very end.
- The characters are well developed and portrayed, making it easy for readers to connect with them.
- Tolkien’s world-building skills are exceptional, creating an intricate and believable universe that is perfect for exploration.
- The Hobbit can be difficult to follow for those who are not familiar with the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
- The storyline is a bit slow in some parts.
- Some scenes may be too scary or violent for young children.
Learn more about the author
J. R. R. Tolkien was born in 1892 and served in World War I, where he witnessed firsthand the horrific devastation of the battlefields. After returning home, he wrote The Hobbit and then went on to create one of the most groundbreaking works in English literature—the epic three-volume novel The Lord of the Rings. He died in 1973.” An exciting children’s adventure story set within a fantastical world rich with detail and filled with references to classic myths and legends.
“The Hobbit is one of my favorite books! Bilbo Baggins is a very intrepid hobbit who goes on an amazing adventure with Gandalf and thirteen dwarves. They are trying to retake Erebor, the Lonely Mountain, from Smaug the dragon. Along the way there are many treacherous obstacles that they must overcome including goblins, wargs, and spiders. As if that wasn’t enough for poor Bilbo he also has to face off against Smaug himself in order to stop him from taking all of their treasure! This book is full of suspense, action, and bravery.”
“The Hobbit is one of those books that you can never put down. It’s a book full of adventure, mystery and excitement.”
“The Hobbit is an enchanting tale that will make you wish you could join Bilbo and his companions on their journey. Tolkien’s writing brings the world of Middle-earth to life, immersing readers in a fantastical adventure full of excitement and suspense.”
“One of the most beloved fantasy stories ever written.”