Quick Answer: What Age Should Read The Hobbit?

Is Lord of the Rings hard to read?

The stories, characters, and world can be hard to conceptualize for young readers, but the actual language is not incredibly difficult.

I do think someone who is very comfortable with English will appreciate the delicate word choice and rhythm of the books, but you shouldn’t have any trouble understanding them..

Is The Hobbit film suitable for 10 year olds?

The short answer is no. The somewhat longer answer is: if they’re 12 or older or enthusiastic about disgusting and frightening creatures and intense action and battle sequences, then you’re probably okay. The movie has a PG-13 rating and you should take the rating seriously.

What age is Harry Potter books for?

7–9: A great age to begin (for younger kids, consider reading aloud together). Read: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

At what age should a child read Lord of the Rings?

ten yearsFrom personal experiences, I can say that a child can be ready to begin reading the Lord of the Ring’s trilogy or the Hobbit as early as ten years old. Tolkien was a masterful author, but his lengthy stories can grow tiresome for children.

Should you read the Hobbit first?

So, in chronology The Hobbit comes first, but you will not lose out by starting with LoTR if, for example, what you are interested in is revisiting the story of the films. The Hobbit is a good introduction to the world of Middle-Earth.

Is The Hobbit book suitable for a 9 year old?

Parents need to know that, of J.R.R. Tolkien’s many excellent books, The Hobbit is the better choice for tweens. It makes a great read-aloud for kids 8 and up and read-alone for 10 or 11 and up. Kids younger than 8 will probably have a tough time with both the vocabulary and some of the violence.

Is The Hobbit a hard book to read?

It’s definitely easier than the Lord of the Rings books. The Hobbit was written as a children’s book, so it shouldn’t be too hard. The author was an Oxford professor though, and he played around with language a bit so the style is somewhat poetic.

Is LOTR the best book ever?

In January 1997, reporter Susan Jeffreys of the (London) Sunday Times informed a colleague that J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic fantasy “The Lord of the Rings” had been voted the greatest book of the 20th century in a readers’ poll conducted by Britain’s Channel 4 and the Waterstone’s bookstore chain.

Is The Hobbit suitable for an 8 year old?

The Hobbit is great for children and as your ds is a good reader I would say he will be fine. My own ds (also 8) has just finished it and loved it. I also read it as a child and it was my abs favourite. Lord of the Rings is a different matter – it’s a trilogy and each book is very long and complicated.

What grade is the Hobbit for?

The HobbitInterest LevelReading LevelWord CountGrades 9 – 12Grades 5 – 1295022Sep 21, 2017

Can a 7 year old watch Lord of the Rings?

Age 7–9: A great age to watch and read together.

Is LotR worth reading?

The Lord of the Rings trilogy is absolutely worth reading, even though they’re very long and a bit monotonous. There’s so much to the story that doesn’t make it into movies, side stories and fascinating tidbits that you miss if you don’t take the plunge.