Written for J.R.R. Tolkien"s own children, The Hobbit met with instant
critical acclaim when first published more than sixty years ago. Now recognized
as a timeless classic with sales of more than 40 million copies worldwide, this
introduction to Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf the Wizard, and the spectacular world of
Middle-earth tells of the adventures of a reluctant hero, a powerful and
dangerous ring, and the cruel dragon Smaug the Magnificent.
Noted artist Hague provides 48 dazzling paintings for this first-ever version of
the timeless fantasy classic. All ages.