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!

Discover who Tolkien was, not only as a writer, but also as a soldier, researcher, teacher, friend, husband, and father.



“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