J.R.R. Tolkien for Kids: His Life and Writings, with 21 Activities (For Kids series) (Paperback)

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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!
 
• Make a Shadowy Dragon Come to Life
• Make a Batch of Marmalade
• Rewrite an Ancient Tale
• Invent a New Code
• Paint an Enchanted Forest
• Draw a Map for a Story
• Make Mushroom Toast
• Turn Your Friends into Heroes
 
Discover who Tolkien was, not only as a writer, but also as a soldier, researcher, teacher, friend, husband, and father.

About the Author


Simonetta Carr is the author of Michelangelo for KidsCleopatra and Ancient Egypt for Kids, Ancient Romans and Their Neighbors, and the award-winning Christian Biographies for Young Readers series.

Praise For…


“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

"A good resource for young readers who want an introduction to the man remembered for ‘opening the door to a seemingly infinite world that others can explore." — WORLD Magazine

"A fantastic book for the whole family. It is full of history, the trials, and joys in Tolkien's life, writing inspiration, and Middle Earth." — The Old Schoolhouse Magazine


Product Details
ISBN: 9781641603461
ISBN-10: 1641603461
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Publication Date: August 3rd, 2021
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: For Kids series