The Hobbit (Graphic Novel)
Fully painted in colour, this graphic novel contains a carefully abridged version of Tolkien's original story about the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, who is whisked off by the wizard Gandalf on an adventure to recover stolen treasure.First published over 70 years...
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Fully painted in colour, this graphic novel contains a carefully abridged version of Tolkien's original story about the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, who is whisked off by the wizard Gandalf on an adventure to recover stolen treasure.First published over 70 years ago, J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit has become one of the best-loved books of all time. Now Tolkien's fantasy classic has been adapted into a fully painted graphic novel.The Hobbit is the story of Bilbo Baggins, a quiet and contented hobbit whose life is turned upside down when he joins the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves on their quest to reclaim their stolen treasure. It is a journey fraught with danger - and in the end it is Bilbo alone who must face the guardian of this treasure, the most-dreaded dragon, Smaug.Illustrated in full colour throughout, and accompanied by the carefully abridged text of the original novel, this handsome authorised edition will introduce new generations to a magical masterpiece - and be treasured by Hobbit fans of all ages, everywhere.
- Catalogue Code 359382
- Product Code 9780261102668
- ISBN 0261102664
- EAN 9780261102668
- Pages 144
- Department Children / Young Adults
- Category Large Format Picture Books
- Sub-Category Confident Reader
- Publisher Harper Collins Australia
- Publication Date Jul 1991
- Sales Rank 12572
- Dimensions 141 x 256 x 11mm
- Weight 0.574kg
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was a major scholar of the English language, specializing in Old and Middle English. Twice Professor of Anglo-Saxon (Old English) at the University of Oxford, he also wrote a number of stories, including most famously "The Hobbit" (1937) and "The Lord of the Rings" (1954-1955), which are set in a pre-historic era in an invented version of the world which he called by the Middle English name of Middle-earth.