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John Ronald's Dragons : The Story of J. R. R. Tolkien
by Caroline McAlister and Eliza Wheeler


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A captivating picture book biography of a boy who imagined a world full of dragons and grew up to be beloved author J. R. R. Tolkien.

John Ronald loved dragons. He liked to imagine dragons when he was alone, and with his friends, and especially when life got hard or sad.  Read more...


 
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Overview

A captivating picture book biography of a boy who imagined a world full of dragons and grew up to be beloved author J. R. R. Tolkien.

John Ronald loved dragons. He liked to imagine dragons when he was alone, and with his friends, and especially when life got hard or sad. After his mother died and he had to live with a cold-hearted aunt, he looked for dragons. He searched for them at his boarding school. And when he fought in a Great War, he felt as if terrible, destructive dragons were everywhere. But he never actually found one, until one day, when he was a grown man but still very much a boy at heart, when he decided to create one of his own. This picture book biography introduces the beloved creator of Middle Earth and author of The Hobbit to a new generation of children who see magic in the world around them.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781626720923
  • ISBN-10: 1626720924
  • Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
  • Publish Date: March 2017
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Dimensions: 11.1 x 9.3 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Literary
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Social Science - Folklore & Mythology

 
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