The fat and unheroic Farmer Giles of Ham is cThe definitive collection of J.R.R.Tolkien's four acclaimed modern classic fairy tales, finally together in a volume which reaffirms his place as a master storyteller for readers young and old.
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 in Leaf by Niggle; 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.
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...Continua