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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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FeeRtheDragon
FeeRtheDragon rated it
4.0 Review: Roverandom by J.R.R. Tolkien
Roverandom by J.R.R. Tolkien is a story based on an event that happened when Michael Tolkien was but a boy.Four-year-old Michael Tolkien lost his favorite toy dog and his father created this story to give Michael an idea of what might have happened to his little toy dog.This was such a fun read!
Ernesto Rafael Santana's Book Blog
Ernesto Rafael Santana's Book Blog rated it
4.0 Roverandom
Buen cuento del maestro J.R.R. Tolkien , ideal para niños y para los no tan niños.
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?"
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
2.0 Roverandom
As wonderful and rich and moving as he may be sometimes, Tolkien can be terribly boring. There is something of the lightness that makes 'The Hobbit' so much fun, but since Tolkien never fully prepped this book for publication, the final effort was never made to make this appealing to children. I'm s...
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. ...
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