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Probably the most famous children''s book of modern times - regularly topping polls for ''favourite book'' and now available in a Large Type format to complement The Lord of The Rings Large Type trilogy.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.The Hobbit became an instant success when it was first published in 1937, and more than 80 years later Tolkien''s epic tale of elves, dwarves, trolls, goblins, myth, magic and adventure, with its reluctant hero Bilbo Baggins, has lost none of its appeal.
J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 30 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide
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Title:The Hobbit
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:368 pages, 9.21 X 6.02 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 9.21 X 6.02 X 0 in
Published:April 7, 2015
Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780008108281

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