RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 37518844 LA English T1 Roverandom A1 Tolkien, J. R. R., Scull, Christina., Hammond, Wayne G., PB Houghton Mifflin PP Boston YR 1998 SN 0395898714 9780395898710 0395957990 9780395957998 AB In 1925, four-year-old Michael Tolkien lost his beloved toy dog on the beach. To console him, his father, J.R.R. Tolkien, improvised a story about Rover, a real dog who is magically transformed into a toy and is forced to seek out the wizard who wronged him in order to be returned to normal. This charming tale, peopled by a sand-sorcerer and a terrible dragon, by the king of the sea and the Man-in-the-Moon, endured several drafts over the years. Now, more than seventy years later, the adventures of Rover are published for the first time. Rich in wit and wordplay, Roverandom is edited and introduced by Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond and illustrated with Tolkien's own delightful drawings.