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APRIL 1, 2013
A Book We Love: The Hobbit

The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien

How to keep the Greatest Adventure Going!

The U.S. theatrical release in December 2012 of the first of Peter Jackson’s three-part film adaptation of The Hobbit makes this a good time to celebrate this wonderful book. Since it was first published in 1937, a variety of adaptations and interpretations have come about. Here are a few notable titles to check out!


Exploring J. R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit By Corey Olsen (also known as the Tolkien Professor)
The Complete Guide to Middle-earth: From the Hobbit through the Lord of the Rings and Beyond By Robert Foster.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Storybook By Kempshall, Paddy

CDs, DVDs and More!

The Hobbit. An Unexpected Journey: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (CD) by Howard Shore
The hobbit (DVD) animated 1977 film by Jules Bass
Or check out various sound recordings of the book: Book on Disc, Playaway or downloadable audiobook

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