The Hobbit

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The Hobbit
1937 Book Cover
AuthorJ. R. R. Tolkien
PublisherGeorge Allen & Unwin
GenreFantasy, Children's Literature
Publication Date1937



This is the story of Bilbo Baggins, a Hobbit who wanted nothing but to be left alone in quiet comfort of his hobbit hole. But great adventures were in store for him. Traveling through distant lands, and facing terrifying creatures such as Orcs, Wargs, and Spiders, and picking up a magical ring along the way, he finally arrives at the Lonely Mountain, the legendary home of the Dwarves, and home of the dragon Smaug. Filled with beautiful descriptions, and wondrous imagery, The Hobbit serves as an introduction, for readers around the world, to the wonderful world of Middle-Earth.


Main Characters: Bilbo Baggins || Gandalf the Grey || Thorin Oakenshield || Gollum || Smaug || Beorn || Bard || The Elf King

Supporting Characters: Balin || Dwalin || Oin || Gloin || Ori || Dori || Nori || Fili || Kili || Bifur || Bofur || Bombur || Elrond || Roac || Gwaihir

Mentioned Characters: The Necromancer || Thror || Thrain || Carc || Turgon


The Shire || Rivendell || The Misty Mountains || Mirkwood Forest || The Long Lake || Dale || The Lonely Mountain


Glamdring || Orchrist || Sting || The Black Arrow || The One Ring


Spiders of Mirkwood || Trolls || Eagles || Wargs || Goblins || The Black Hart

Songs & Riddles

Songs: That's What Bilbo Baggins Hates || Far Over the Misty Mountains Cold

Riddles Teeth || Egg || Time || Sun on a Daisy || Fish


Battle of the Five Armies || Capture by Goblins || Riddles in the Dark

The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King

The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King, The Silmarillion, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, Unfinished Tales: The Lost Lore of Middle-earth, The Book of Lost Tales, Part One, The Book of Lost Tales, Part Two

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