In this book from the highly acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of J. R. R. Tolkien, author and forefather of the fantasy genre. Â
Little John experienced lots of change in his life from a young age. Moving from South Africa to a big city in England, he longed for the nature he grew up around.
After the death of both of his parents, John found comfort in telling stories and building imaginary worlds with his friends. And he continued to tell stories for the rest of his life, creating epic tales of hobbits, dwarves, elves and wizards as J. R. R. Tolkien.
This inspiring book featuresÂ stylish and quirky illustrationsÂ andÂ extra facts at the back, including aÂ biographical timelineÂ with historical photos and a detailed profile of the writer’s life.
Little People, BIG DREAMSÂ is aÂ bestselling series of books and educational gamesÂ thatÂ explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
This empowering series offersÂ inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers.Â Boxed gift setsÂ allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.
Inspire the next generation of outstanding peopleÂ who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!