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An abridged audio rendition of a rediscovered classic.

In 1925, while the Tolkien family was at the beach, young Michael lost his beloved little toy dog. To comfort him, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote Roverandom, a story about a real dog who is turned into a toy by a wizard. The toy is transported to the moon along a path of light over the sea, encountering dragons and whales before he asks the wizard to undo the spell.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780618127658
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 06/28/2001
Edition description: Abridged
Product dimensions: 4.16(w) x 7.12(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

J.R.R. TOLKIEN (1892-1973) is the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic and extraordinary works of fiction as The Hobbit , The Lord of the Rings , and The Silmarillion . His books have been translated into more than fifty languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

Date of Birth:

January 3, 1892

Date of Death:

September 2, 1973

Place of Birth:

Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (South Africa)

Place of Death:

Oxford, England


B.A., Exeter College, Oxford University, 1915; M.A., 1919

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"There's still no one quite like Tolkien, and this utterly charming tale will please readers of all ages." School Library Journal

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