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The hobbit, or, There and back again

Author: J R R Tolkien; Jemima Catlin
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable and quiet life. His contentment is disturbed one day when the wizard, Gandalf, and the dwarves arrive to take him away on an adventure. 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Bilbo Baggins; Bilbo Baggins
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien; Jemima Catlin
ISBN: 9780007497904 0007497903 9780007497935 0007497938
OCLC Number: 864808495
Description: 374 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: There and back again
Responsibility: by J.R.R. Tolkien ; illustrated by Jemima Catlin.

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The first new illustrated edition of The Hobbit for more than 15 years contains 150 brand new colour illustrations. Artist Jemima Catlin's charming and lively interpretation brings Tolkien's beloved  Read more...

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