Rolling Stone's Ultimate Guide to Hobbit, on sale November 23rd, contains exclusive interviews with Peter Jackson, Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis and more; plus never before seen concept drawings from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – this book will be your guide to Middle-earth.
Bilbo Baggins prepares to embark on his grand adventure with the dwarves.
The dwarves make themselves at home inside Bilbo's hobbit hole.
The dwarves are not entirely convinced that Bilbo is the "expert treasure hunter" Gandalf says he is.
The dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, are on a quest to regain their homeland from the dragon Smaug.
The wandering wizard Gandalf, played by Sir Ian McKellen, sets the events of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in motion.
To reach their homeland, Bilbo and the dwarves must cross the perilous Misty Mountains.
Deep inside the mountains, Bilbo meets the creature Gollum and the history of Middle-earth is forever changed.
Cate Blanchett returns as Galadriel, one of Middle-earth's most powerful forces for good.
Elijah Wood returns as Frodo Baggins in this Lord of the Rings prequel.
The great Hugo Weaving reprises his role as the elf-loremaster Elrond, lord of Rivendell.
Rolling Stone's ultimate Hobbit guide has an exclusive look at the concept art that helped bring Tolkien's work to the screen, like this artist's rendering of Gandalf.