2001 – J. R. R. Tolkien: The Man Who Created The Lord of the Rings – Trade Paperback – Michael Coren – Scholastic

  • Age Range: 12 and up
  • Lexile Measure: 1010L (What’s this?)
  • Paperback: 135 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic (December 1, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0439342503
  • ISBN-13: 978-0439342506
  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.3 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces

Michael Coren offers a thought-provoking and entertaining story of the fascinating life of J.R.R. Tolkien. Readers will learn about the author¹s childhood in South Africa, his youth and adulthood in Great Britain, his experience in World War 1, and his professorship at Oxford University, where Tolkien had thought he had reached the pinnacle of his career. Little did he know that was just the beginning, for it was there that Tolkien began to write THE HOBBIT, the story that started it all