The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien

November 5th, 2019 by

fellowship-of-the-ringSubmitted by Kalin, Age 9 from Oregon

Rating: ★★★★★

It is a great book.
It is full of imagination.
You will love it.

The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

February 11th, 2018 by

The-Hobbit_JRR-TolkienSubmitted by David, Age 12 from New York

Rating: ★★★★★

It is an excellent classic for all ages. With a vary create setting. J R R Tokne and his family have wrote many classics. There is also three feature films as well. I highly recommend this book to people who reespced classics.

The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

May 26th, 2015 by

The-Hobbit_JRR-TolkienSubmitted by Soma, Age 11 from Oregon

Rating: ★★★★★

It’s good I really enjoy it and would recemend it to people who prefer adventure books

The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

March 21st, 2014 by

The Return of the King[Note from Kidsmomo: This book is recommended for ages 12 and up.]

Submitted by Jeremiah, Age 8 from Virginia

Rating: ★★★★★

Will the Dark Lord take over, or will Frodo and Sam destroy the One Ring at the Cracks of Doom? Frodo and Sam are two Hobbits that are at their last stages of destroying the One Ring. While the Dark Lord plans to make a huge assault on Gonder to find the Ring, and come back to power. Will Frodo and Sam destroy the Ring in time? Will Aragorn (The heir of Gonder) arrive with Rohon in time? Or will the Dark Lord take over? To find out you will have to read the third book of The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King.

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

January 11th, 2014 by

The-Hobbit_JRR-TolkienSubmitted by Jaden, Age 11 from Rhode Island

Rating: ★★★★★

The book I recommend is the Hobbit .A dragon attacks the darves kingdom and the lost the arken stone Bilbo a hobbit hleps them returen to the mountain to reclam thier lost treasure.they found rock giants which they were slepping in and at the end there was a big battle

you will love it .the moive as awesome too.

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

March 22nd, 2013 by

The-Hobbit_JRR-TolkienSubmitted by Frodo, Age 9 from OTHER

Rating: ★★★★★

This book is about my uncle on his adventure to find the Lonely Mountain with a group of dwarves. I think that this book is very well written and should be read to all the hobbits in the Shire.
Mr. Frodo and Sam

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

March 6th, 2013 by

The-Hobbit_JRR-TolkienSubmitted by amiah, Age 11 from Rhode Island

Rating: ★★★★☆

i think this was a very good book . it was kind of like one of those books where you get hooked forever , then you get to a part and stop . after you see the book again you all i never finished that it was pretty good i’m gonna start reading it again . it was a really cool book because there was alot of battles . the first battle was when the main character biblo baggins , and his dwarf posse get kidnapped by some goblins after staying in a cave over night to avoid a storm. they get kidnapped and then escape with goblins coming after all of them. im at school so i will do the other half another time

The Hobbit: In a theater in your town there played a movie.

December 11th, 2012 by

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” —The Hobbit, page 1, sentence 1

And if you didn’t know that the movie adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic novel The Hobbit was coming to theaters this Friday… then perhaps you’ve been living in a hole!

In case you were indeed in that hole, let me pull you out: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit, reluctantly joins a band of dwarves (Thorin, Dwalin, Balin, Fíli, Kíli, Dori, Nori, Ori, Glóin, Óin, Bifur, Bofur, and *deep breath* Bombur) to recapture their mountain and recover treasure from the dragon Smaug. Wizards, elves, goblins, trolls, and giant spiders also included.

What you might not know… is that this is actually the first of three movies, all adapted from the 310-page book. That’s pretty much the same length as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (309 pages) and that was only one movie!

The three movies for The Hobbit are titled:

  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  • The Hobbit: There and Back Again

(Uh, spoiler alert much, movie producers? Now anyone — well, anyone who hasn’t read the books or watched other adaptations of the book — knows that Smaug, the eloquent and greedy dragon, becomes desolated. Uncool).

I’m going to carve out some time this week to re-read The Hobbit before I see the movie! Even if it means sleeping an hour or two less, which if memory serves, won’t be so difficult — because I remember the book being awesome!

Have you read The Hobbit? Are you going to catch it in theaters during winter break? Leave a comment or send in a review of the book, just like Mira, age 11 from Colorado did!

— Nancy

Nancy relates well with Bilbo Baggins because he enjoys eating and thinks about food all the time. I think we all do, especially during holiday snacking season!

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The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

December 9th, 2012 by

Submitted by Mira, Age 11 from Colorado

Rating: ★★★★½

A great book involving dwarfs, a hobbit, a wizard, a lot of elves, and a dragon! Read to find out more!

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