The Hobbit is a tale of high adventure, undertaken by a company
of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold. A reluctant partner in
this perilous quest is Bilbo Baggins, a comfort-loving unambitious
hobbit, who surprises even himself by his resourcefulness and skill
as a burglar.
Encounters with trolls, goblins, dwarves, elves and giant
spiders, conversations with the dragon, Smaug, and a rather
unwilling presence at the Battle of Five Armies are just some of
the adventures that befall Bilbo.
Bilbo Baggins has taken his place among the ranks of the
immortals of children?s fiction. Written by Professor Tolkien for
his own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when