Was the Hobbit or LOTR written first?
For the record, J.R.R. Tolkien published “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” in 1954. (“The Hobbit” was published several years earlier in 1937.)
What inspired JRR Tolkien to write Lord of the Rings?
Tolkien stated that he had been influenced by his childhood experiences of the English countryside of Worcestershire and its urbanisation by the growth of Birmingham, and his personal experience of fighting in the trenches of the First World War.
Is the Lord of the Rings biblical?
Tolkien said “Of course God is in The Lord of the Rings. The period was pre-Christian, but it was a monotheistic world”, and when questioned who was the One God of Middle-earth, Tolkien replied “The one, of course! The book is about the world that God created – the actual world of this planet.”
Which Lord of the Rings book is the longest?
The Fellowship of the Ring
What age should you read Lord of the Rings?
Keep in mind that all kids are different, so assess your child’s ability to handle peril and conflict before you see the movies and TV shows or play the apps and games. Age 4–6: Even preschoolers can enjoy Hobbit-inspired shows. Age 7–9: A great age to watch and read together.
Is The Hobbit a good read?
The Hobbit is a must read if your a fan of fantasy. At first the book is slow, sure, and yes it’s a little long for some readers but it is a great read once your about ⅖ into the book. I would give The Hobbit 4.5 out of 5 stars as it was an entertaining read and worth a your time, although it did have a slow start.
Is Charlotte’s Web a sad book?
Great book, but expect tears She really enjoyed it despite the very sad part when Charlotte dies. She and I both cried. Interestingly she had attended bug camp and knew that once spiders have babies they die, so she was somewhat prepared.
What is the purpose of Charlotte’s Web?
The novel tells the story of a livestock pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte. When Wilbur is in danger of being slaughtered by the farmer, Charlotte writes messages praising Wilbur (such as “Some Pig”) in her web in order to persuade the farmer to let him live.