Article by Manuela Kawka from 1bSt Mark

J.R.R Tolkien is an amazing English author who wrote fantasy stories such as The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. He is one of the most popular authors in the world.

What are Hobbits?

Hobbits look the same as humans but they are quite different. They are really short up to two and four feet tall. Their feet are so large and furry that they can`t wear shoes because they grow naturally. A Hobbit`s character is sometimes kind, loyal, courageous and gentle. In fact one of the heroes of Tolkien`s stories are Hobbits.

The Hobbit

The Hobbit is an epic story of an adventurous quest. A hobbit called Bilbo Baggins was chosen by a company of dwarves and a wizard to join them on a dangerous quest to the lonely Mountain to slave a dragon and to get their city back but they will have many enemies on their way. On the way, Bilbo will find a precious ring that is the key to Lord of the Rings.

The Lord  of the Rings

Lord of the Rings
is another fantasy story that occurred 60 years after The Hobbit. Bilbo`s nephew, Frodo Baggins will have Bilbo`s ring which he found in the Hobbit, and realizes how dangerous it is. So with his three hobbit friends and other company, they will travel to mount doom to destroy a powerful and dangerous ring.