In 1925, four-year-old Michael Tolkien lost his beloved toy dog on the beach. To console him, his father, J.R.R. Tolkien, improvised a story about Rover, a real dog who is magically transformed into a toy and is forced to seek out the wizard who wronged him in order to be returned to normal. This charming tale, peopled by a sand-sorcerer and a terrible dragon, by the king of the sea and the Man-in-the-Moon, endured several drafts over the years. Now, more than seventy years later, the adventures of Rover are published for the first time. Rich in wit and wordplay, Roverandom is edited and introduced by Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond and illustrated with Tolkien's own delightful drawings.
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Another great!User Review - Mumzish - Christianbook.com
Tolkien was a master at everything he wrote and this is another example. It has remained a family favorite since day one! This is wonderful story that takes you away on another fantastic journey full of heart and values. Perfect for all ages! This is another lesser-known Tolkien treasure! Read full review
Review: RoverandomUser Review - Christine - Goodreads
I need to buy a copy of this book (with illustrations, introduction, & notes) so that I can read it to my children. What a delightful fantasy story for children! If you've ever loved Tolkein (specifically the Hobbit), you might want to consider this very entertaining story. Read full review