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"A World for Children" is the title of the first literary review of The Hobbit. It was written by C.S. Lewis and originally published (anonymously) in The Times Literary Supplement on 2 October 1937 (p. 714). In 1972 the review was reprinted as the chapter "The Hobbit" in the collection Of This and Other Worlds.[1][2]

In 2013 this review was published in Image and Imagination: Essays and Reviews.

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  1. Åke Bertenstam, "A Chronological Bibliography of Books About Tolkien", The Tolkien Society Forodrim (accessed 7 January 2012)
  2. Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 202