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Roverandom - J.R.R. Tolkien, Wayne G. Hammond, Christina Scull
Roverandom
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While on holiday in 1925, four-year-old Michael Tolkien lost his beloved toy dog on the beach at Filey in Yorkshire. To console him, his father, J.R.R.Tolkien, improvised a story about Rover, a real dog who is magically transformed into a toy and is forced to seek out the wizard who wronged him... show more
While on holiday in 1925, four-year-old Michael Tolkien lost his beloved toy dog on the beach at Filey in Yorkshire. To console him, his father, J.R.R.Tolkien, improvised a story about Rover, a real dog who is magically transformed into a toy and is forced to seek out the wizard who wronged him in order to be returned to normal.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007149117 (0007149115)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 116
Edition language: English
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thomcat
thomcat rated it
Greatly enjoyed by my nine year old, to whom I read out loud. Here first question upon finishing - "Is there a sequel?"
TsalagiWriter
TsalagiWriter rated it
This book is about a dog named Rover. He bites a wizard and then to punish him, the wizard turns him into a very small toy dog.There were some parts of this book that I enjoyed, but most of the time, I found myself not being able to really get into the story. It was well-written and not a bad book. ...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.0
So what to say about this? First, honestly, if you are going to have notes in the back of the book, could you please (with a cherry on top) let the reader know when there is a note? Just saying.This is not as good as LOTR or the Hobbit,yet a reader can see the beginnings of both in this story. It...
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it
2.0
It was a perfectly fine book but I just didn't care for it all that much.
Books: A true story
Books: A true story rated it
4.0 Roverandom
This is a short story that is also in Tales from the Perilous Realm.
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