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FC: Tolkien's Tales | By: Drake Marker
1: J.R.R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892 in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (part of South Africa)
2: As a child Tolkien was bit by a south African baboon spider Also his father died when he was young
3: Tolkien had a great love for nature a villain to him was a polluter
4: Tolkien married Edith Mary Bratt in 1916, at first they were forbidden to marry because of religion.
5: J.R.R. was deployed into the army during World war one, he came home with Trench Fever.
6: Tolkien does not know how he came up with the word hobbit, but he used the word in the stories he would write then read to his children.
7: At first Tolkien just read the stories he wrote to his children, but after awhile his buddy C.S. Lewis encouraged him to publish his stories | C.S. Lewis
8: J.R.R. got is ideas for his books from reading fairy tales, along with writing books Tolkien loved to make up languages
9: J.R.R. in J.R.R. Tolkien stands for John Ronald Reuel, and Tolkien had 3 sons as well.
10: After Tolkien's dad had died the family moved to a house in Birmingham, the house is still used now as a private residence.
11: The Tolkien family was very catholic, Tolkien got his wife to convert to it right before they married
12: Tolkien helped convert C.S. Lewis to Christianity, both guys taught at Oxford.
13: J.R.R. died of pneumonia in 1973, he was buried with his wife,who had died a couple of years earlier.
14: Some books written by Tolkien are The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, Mr. Bliss and Roverandom
15: R | The book I read by J.R.R. Tolkien was The Hobbit
16: \ | Bilbo a Hobbit is asked to go on an adventure with 13 other dwarves on a search for a long hidden treasure. During the adventure, Bilbo and the dwarves run into Giant spiders, goblins, and a pack of evil wolves.
17: At first they are helped by Gandalf, an old wizard but strangely he disappears in the middle of the story. But Bilbo finds a ring in the corner of a dark cave, and he later finds out he if he puts the ring on he becomes invisible, to everybody.
18: After awhile Bilbo uses the ring to help save his friends from many evil things, but will he and the dwarves be able to find the lost treasure?? Get the book to find out!!