Ladybird Books. 'The Elves and the Shoemaker. My goodness I am now 58yrs old and these delightful books take me right back, right back to such a wonderful happy childhood. My brother and I loved them. KMW
"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort." - J.R.R. Tolkien - The Hobbit I read this first in the 2nd grade. I love Tolkein.