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J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to his Lord of the Rings trilogy featuring cover art by Caldecott Honor winning children’s book illustrator Peter Sís, this edition of The Hobbit has been specially formatted for young readers. Larger print size and wider margins provide reading ease for the youngest Tolkien fans. This quality digest edition also includes interior maps and original interior illustrations by J.R.R. Tolkien.
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.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published on September 21, 2017 by HarperCollins
ISBN-10: 0007497938
ISBN-13: 9780007497935
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  • suchomimus
    suchomimusTuesday, February 27, 2018 at 3:09 am55 stars
    I have re-read this book over the ;last month and I was thinking that DogoBooks should start a Hobbit group.
    • five0show
      five0showTuesday, January 30, 2018 at 8:04 am44 stars
      Interesting book so far!
      • suchomimus
        suchomimusThursday, January 25, 2018 at 3:30 am55 stars
        I thought this book wouldn't be as good as the film, but I was wrong. I loved it! I am now obsessed with it and I am starting a Hobbit memorabilia collection.
        • cadycat
          cadycatThursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:23 am44 stars
          this book is really adventurous and at a really high reading level
          • snippyisdevon
            snippyisdevonThursday, November 2, 2017 at 10:47 am
            best book ever
            • cugitinoma
              cugitinomaWednesday, October 11, 2017 at 8:04 am55 stars
              I love this book
              • floorboard4Friday, September 29, 2017 at 1:57 pm
                i think that it was a really nice book! it was a bit slow at times, but i really enjoyed it, and i will defiantly read it again!
                • benchmark#2Friday, September 29, 2017 at 12:13 pm
                  i really liked the movie, so then i read the book. i liked the book, but is was really hard to read. i thought that the author seemed to like to take his time describing a single blade of grass. Other than that, it was a really good book, and i will read it again!:)
                  • reader#16Friday, September 29, 2017 at 11:56 am
                    i think that this book was ok, but it was really hard to understand what was going on without having to re-read the entire chapter.
                    • ironmanx
                      ironmanxFriday, June 30, 2017 at 2:51 pm55 stars
                      Best Book Ever!!!

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