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Who Was J. R. R. Tolkien? (Paperback) (Pamela Pollack & Meg Belviso)

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Best known for his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien was born in British-occupied South Africa. His early life was full of action and adventure. Tolkien spent his childhood roaming the British countryside with his family and could read and write by age four. He was naturally gifted with languages and used this skill as a signals officers in World War II as well as in his fantasy writing. By creating alternate universes and inventing languages in his work he demonstrated that imaginary realms were not just for children. Fondly remembered as the Father of High Fantasy,” Tolkien’s books have inspired blockbuster movies and legions of fans.
Best known for his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien was born in British-occupied South Africa. His early life was full of action and adventure. Tolkien spent his childhood roaming the British countryside with his family and could read and write by age four. He was naturally gifted with languages and used this skill as a signals officers in World War II as well as in his fantasy writing. By creating alternate universes and inventing languages in his work he demonstrated that imaginary realms were not just for children. Fondly remembered as the ?Father of High Fantasy,? Tolkien?s books have inspired blockbuster movies and legions of fans.
Number of Pages: 105
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: Who Was...?
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Pamela Pollack & Meg Belviso
Language: English
Street Date: July 21, 2015
TCIN: 17240149
UPC: 9780448483023
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-4575
$5.99

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