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The hobbit ; or, there and back again

Author: J R R Tolkien; Jemima Catlin
Publisher: London : Harper Collins Publishers, 2017. ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 charming and lively colour illustrations in a way that will entice and entertain a new generation of readers. Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home; then one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien; Jemima Catlin
ISBN: 9780007497935 0007497938
OCLC Number: 1154347005
Target Audience: 8+ years.
Description: 372 pages : colour illustrations ; 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 charming and lively colour illustrations in a way that will entice and entertain a new generation of readers. Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home; then one day the wizard Gandalf and a band of dwarves arrive unexpectedly and enlist his services - as a burglar - on a dangerous expedition to raid the treasure-hoard of Smaug the dragon. Bilbo's life is never to be the same again. Seldom has any book been so widely read and loved as J. R.R. Tolkien's classic tale, `The Hobbit'. Since its first publication in 1937 it has remained in print to delight each new generation of readers all over the world, and its hero, Bilbo Baggins, has taken his place among the ranks of the immortals of fiction.

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