The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again

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By J. R. R. Tolkien
Publisher Ballantine Books
The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
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Film tiein edition of the bestselling classic work of fantasy of Bilbo Baggins adventures in Middleearth, featuring the complete story told in both films, with a striking cover image from Peter Jacksons THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY and drawings and maps by J.R.R. Tolkien. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbithole in Bag End. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an unexpected journey there and back again. They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon The prelude to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit has sold many millions of copies since its publication in 1937, establishing itself as one of the most beloved and influential books of the twentieth century.

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94445 words94,445 words
287 pages287 pages
Lexile 1000LLexile 1000L
Grade 2 to 12Grade 2 to 12
Age 7-17Age 7-17
Published 1988Published 1988

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