Hobbit: Or, There and Back Again (Anniversary)
Hobbit: Or, There and Back Again (Anniversary)
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Hobbit: Or, There and Back Again (Anniversary)

Written by J.R.R. Tolkien
Published by Houghton Mifflin
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A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the RingsThis charming pocket-sized edition contains the complete unabridged text and features the original cover illustration, painted by J.R.R. Tolkien himself. The perfect gift for little Hobbits everywhere!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.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    September 18, 2012
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    12 - 17 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
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