Educator Resources for J. R. R. Tolkien

A BrainPOP movie about hobbits? It’s no fantasy! Tim and Moby introduce you to J. R. R. Tolkien, one of the most celebrated authors of all time. Learn all about fantasy, a genre of literature with swords, sorcery, and strange beasts galore. Journey to Middle-earth, Tolkien’s sprawling imaginary world and the setting for his epic tales. Discover the beloved characters and enduring themes of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and see how the popularity of these masterpieces helped put fantasy on the map as a legitimate literary genre!