The Life of J.R.R. Tolkien, Creator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

Neimark, Anne E.

Book - 2012
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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 ofThe 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 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 ofThe 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.

Publisher: Boston : Harcourt Children's Books : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2012
Edition: Updated hardcover ed
ISBN: 0547997345
Branch Call Number: J B Tolkien N
Characteristics: 136 p. ; 22 cm.
Alternate Title: Myth maker


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Aug 26, 2013

Tolkien is soo cool, and I learned a lot from this book. :)


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