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The hobbit, or, There and back again, J.R.R. Tolkien

Label
The hobbit, or, There and back again
Title
The hobbit, or, There and back again
Statement of responsibility
J.R.R. Tolkien
Title variation
There and back again
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on a motion picture to be released in theaters Dec. 14, 2012, this is the story of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who lives in a hole in the ground and accompanies Thorin Oakenshield and his band of dwarves on a quest to recover the gold stolen from them by the evil dragon Smaug. At journey's end, after facing trolls, goblins, giant spiders, and worse, Bilbo discovers his destiny
Member of
Summary
Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Books I Love Best Yearly (BILBY), Older Reader, 1997.
  • Books I Love Best Yearly (BILBY), Older Reader, 2013.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
008570
Cataloging source
IEP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1892-1973
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tolkien, J. R. R.
Dewey number
823.912
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1000
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PR6039.O32
LC item number
H6 2012b
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1000
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Lord of the rings
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baggins, Bilbo (Fictitious character)
  • Wizards
  • Dwarfs
  • Dragons
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Young adult fiction
  • Baggins, Bilbo (Fictitious character)
  • Dragons
  • Dwarfs
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
  • Wizards
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The hobbit, or, There and back again, J.R.R. Tolkien
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Film tie-in
  • "The text of this edition is based on the edition published by HarperCollins Publishers in 1995."
  • "Prelude to: The lord of the rings"--P. [1] of cover
  • Includes excerpt from: The fellowship of the ring
Contents
An unexpected party -- Roast mutton -- A short rest -- Over hill and under hill -- Riddles in the dark -- Out of the frying-pan into the fire -- Queer lodgings -- Flies and spiders -- Barrels out of the bond -- A warm welcome -- On the doorstep -- Inside information -- Not at home -- Fire and water -- The gathering of the clouds -- A thief in the night -- The clouds burst -- The return journey -- The last stage
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
300 p.
Isbn
9780547844978
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)809193909
Label
The hobbit, or, There and back again, J.R.R. Tolkien
Publication
Note
  • Film tie-in
  • "The text of this edition is based on the edition published by HarperCollins Publishers in 1995."
  • "Prelude to: The lord of the rings"--P. [1] of cover
  • Includes excerpt from: The fellowship of the ring
Contents
An unexpected party -- Roast mutton -- A short rest -- Over hill and under hill -- Riddles in the dark -- Out of the frying-pan into the fire -- Queer lodgings -- Flies and spiders -- Barrels out of the bond -- A warm welcome -- On the doorstep -- Inside information -- Not at home -- Fire and water -- The gathering of the clouds -- A thief in the night -- The clouds burst -- The return journey -- The last stage
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
300 p.
Isbn
9780547844978
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)809193909

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