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J R R Tolkien for Kids

His Life and Writings

Simonetta Carr



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Chicago Review Press
01 November 2021
Series: For Kids series
Age range 9 to 12
Introduce a new generation of readers to the man who wrote the phenomenally beloved Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit.

J. R. R. Tolkien for Kids takes young readers through the exciting life of the man who created amazing new worlds and helps kids discover how he could see them. Explore the personal experiences and subjects that inspired Tolkien's stories through hands-on activities, and learn how he influenced his contemporaries as well as later writers - like you!

Make a Shadowy Dragon Come to Life Make a Batch of Marmalade Rewrite an Ancient Tale Invent a New Code Paint an Enchanted Forest Draw a Map for a Story Make Mushroom Toast Turn Your Friends into Heroes

Discover who Tolkien was, not only as a writer, but also as a soldier, researcher, teacher, friend, husband, and father.
Imprint:   Chicago Review Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 215mm,  Width: 279mm,  Spine: 279mm
ISBN:   9781641603461
ISBN 10:   1641603461
Series:   For Kids series
Pages:   144
Publication Date:  
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Simonetta Carr is the author of Michelangelo for Kids, Cleopatra and Ancient Egypt for Kids, Ancient Romans and Their Neighbors, and the award-winning Christian Biographies for Young Readers series.

Reviews for J R R Tolkien for Kids: His Life and Writings

A succinct, well-organized overview of Tolkien's life and times. Booklist Well written, informative, and engaging. Redeemed Reader ... a great resource for Tolkien fans new and old. Cracking the Cover A good resource for young readers who want an introduction to the man remembered for 'opening the door to a seemingly infinite world that others can explore. WORLD Magazine A fantastic book for the whole family. It is full of history, the trials, and joys in Tolkien's life, writing inspiration, and Middle Earth. The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

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