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Farmer Giles of Ham:
‘A fabulous tale of the days when giants and dragons walked the kingdom’
Leaf by Niggle:
‘A haunting and successful demonstration of the qualities of faerie’
New York Times
The Adventures of Tom Bombadil:
‘Something close to genius’
Smith of Wootton Major:
‘Whoever reads it at eight will no doubt still be going back to it at eighty’
Four classic tales by the author of
'The fat and unheroic Farmer Giles of Ham is called upon to do battle with the dragon Chrysophylax; Niggle the painter sets out to paint the perfect tree; Hobbits, princesses, dwarves and trolls partake in the adventures of Tom Bombadil; and Smith of Wootton Major journeys to the land of Faery via the magical ingredients of a giant cake.'
This definitive collection of J.R.R. Tolkien's acclaimed short stories and poems reaffirms his status as a master storyteller for readers young and old.
FARMER GILES OF HAM
"A fabulous tale of the days when giants and dragons walked the kingdom." 'Sunday Times'
LEAF BY NIGGLE
"A haunting and successful demonstration of the qualities of faerie."
'New York Times'
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL
"Something close to genius." 'The Listener'
SMITH OF WOOTTON MAJOR
"Whoever reads it at eight will no doubt still be going back to it at eighty." 'New Statesman'
I love the hobbit and the lord of the ring so I thought to buy this one as well. However, it is for children only. Even my 12yrs old found it too simple.Published 4 months ago by Babbo Natale
I loved the elegant way that the books writing form changes per story in terms of how it fitted with the situations. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Dan
Excellent book, a fantastic addition to the Tokien corpus.Published 5 months ago by Jeremy B. Wilgus
Great stories for those who've enjoyed Lord Of The Rings etcPublished 8 months ago by Mr. T. Drakett
I am a huge Tolkien nerd and so had to buy this book. Recommend to any fans that do not have it yetPublished 9 months ago by G. Greatorex