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The hobbit

Author: J R R Tolkien
Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Series: Edition 001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A great modern classic and the prelude to THE LORD OF THE RINGS. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Primary school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien
ISBN: 9780544115552 0544115554 9780547951973 0547951973 9780618002214 0618002219
OCLC Number: 921512201
Target Audience: 7 years and up.
Description: 1 online resource
Series Title: Edition 001.
Responsibility: J.R.R. Tolkien.
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A great modern classic and the prelude to THE LORD OF THE RINGS. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum. "A glorious account of a magnificent adventure, filled with suspense and seasoned with a quiet humor that is irresistible ... All those, young or old, who love a fine adventurous tale, beautifully told, will take The Hobbit to their hearts."--New York Times Book Review.

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