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The hobbit  Cover Image Book Book

The hobbit / by J.R.R. Tolkien ; illustrated by the author.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780395071229
  • ISBN: 0395282659
  • ISBN: 9780395282656
  • ISBN: 0395071224
  • ISBN: 0395177111
  • ISBN: 9780395177112
  • Physical Description: 255 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., [1997]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Maps on lining papers.
Originally published in 1937 by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.
"The text of this edition of The Hobbit contains all revisions and corrections that have been made since the original publication and conforms in every respect to that of the British fourth edition published by George Allen & Unwin 1978."
Formatted Contents Note:
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 Bond -- A Warm Welcome -- On the Doorstep -- Inside Information -- Not at Home -- Fire and Water -- Gathering of the Clouds -- A Thief in the Night -- Clouds Burst -- Return Journey -- Last Stage.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
1000L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader UG 6.6 16.0 511.
Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.6 16 511.
Subject: Baggins, Bilbo > Fiction.
Middle Earth (Imaginary place) > Fiction.
Hobbits (Fictitious characters) > Fiction.
Wizards > Fiction.
Fantasy > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Science fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.

Available copies

  • 29 of 35 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Marion County. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Marion County Library.


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Marion County Library YA F TOL (Text) PPL52644 Young Adult Fiction Reshelving -

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