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The hobbit, or, There and back again

Author: J R R Tolkien; Jemima Catlin
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Children's Books, 2017. ©1965
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Smaug certainly looked fast asleep, when Bilbo peeped once more from the entrance. He was just about to step out on to the floor when he caught a sudden thin ray of red from under the drooping lid of Smaug's left eye. He was only pretending to sleep! He was watching the tunnel entrance! Whisked from his comfortable hobbit-hole by Gandalf the wizard and a band of dwarves. Bilbo Baggins finds himself caught up in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien; Jemima Catlin
ISBN: 9780007497935 0007497938
OCLC Number: 1005293708
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain by George Allen & Unwin, 1937.
Target Audience: Primary school age.
Description: 374 pages : colour illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Other Titles: There and back again
Responsibility: by J.R.R. Tolkien ; illustrated by Jemima Catlin.

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The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien is a timeless classic. The unforgettable story of Bilbo, a peace-loving hobbit who embarks on a strange and magical adventure, is brought to life by Jemima Catlin's  Read more...

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`The greatest children's book ever written... Funny, frightening, dense with detail and gloriously vivid, it is the one adventure story every eight-year-old should have.'Amanda Craig, The Times Read more...

 
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