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Mythmaker

The Life of J.R.R. Tolkien, Creator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
Neimark, Anne E. (Book - 2012)
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Anne E. Neimark tells the life story of one of the most influential and well-loved writers of the 20th century, J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Now with a redesigned jacket, this new edition of the popular children's biography coincides with the 75th anniversary of The Hobbit and the release of the new movie!

J. R. R. Tolkien was far more than a fantasy book writer. His lifelong fascination with medieval texts and languages gave him a unique vision and endless inspiration for his tales. His broad interests made possible his creation of faery worlds and entire races of beings, as well as the languages, cultures, and characters that make his books as engaging today as they were fifty years ago. This clear and thoroughly researched biography of the creator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings recalls the mystery of Tolkien’s imaginary worlds.


Baker & Taylor
Profiles the renowned author of The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy, focusing on his study of medieval texts and languages and other factors that influenced his writings. 25,000 first printing.

Authors: Neimark, Anne E.
Statement of Responsibility: Anne E. Neimark
Title: Mythmaker
the life of J.R.R. Tolkien, creator of The hobbit and The lord of the rings
Publisher: Boston : Harcourt Children's Books : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2012
Edition: Updated hardcover ed
Characteristics: 136 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes: Includes index
Subject Headings: Authors, English 20th century Biography Fantasy literature Authorship Middle Earth (Imaginary place) Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 Authors, English
Topical Term: Authors, English
Fantasy literature
Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
Authors, English
Alternate Title: Myth maker
LCCN: 96004196
ISBN: 9780547997346
0547997345
Branch Call Number: J B Tolkien N
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Tolkien is soo cool, and I learned a lot from this book. :)

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