For questions about The Hobbit, a 1937 Children's novel by Tolkien. Please always use with the [tolkiens-legendarium] tag. For questions about the film adaptations use in conjunction with the film tags, [an-unexpected-journey], etc.

The Hobbit is a 1937 novel written by J.R.R. Tolkien. It was adapted into a 1977 Rankin Bass animated movie, The Hobbit (1977) and a live action/CGI three-part feature film by Peter Jackson released in 2012, 2013, and 2014. "The Hobbit" serves as an introduction and prequel to Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" Middle-Earth trilogy.

This tag should be used for questions about the book, or any of its adaptations. For questions about the live action film trilogy, you may want to include a more specific tag for the particular installment:

Questions with this tag (whether about the book or films) should also be tagged by , which covers the whole franchise of works in the Middle Earth universe, such as Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion.