Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home; then one day the wizard Gandalf and a band of dwarves arrive unexpectedly and enlist his services - as a burglar - on a dangerous expedition to raid the treasure-hoard of Smaug the dragon. Bilbo's life is never to be the same again.

Seldom has any book been so widely read and loved as JRR Tolkien's classic tale,The Hobbit. Since its first publication in 1937 it has remained in print to delight each new generation of readers all over the world, and its hero, Bilbo Baggins, has taken his place among the ranks of the immortals: Alice, Pooh, toad...


  • Definitive 50th anniversary text
  • Original jacket designs by Tolkien
  • Matte covers, French flaps, rough cut pages and 2-colour maps
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.25 X 5.6 X 0.85 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.25 X 5.6 X 0.85 in
Published:October 25, 2010
Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780007887705

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