Sunday, May 20, 2018

Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things!

Original Dust Jacket for The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Tolkien created original artwork for the 1937 dust jacket of The Hobbit. The sun and Smaug were originally red, but the budget didn't allow for additional colors.  
My daughter bought me a Christmas gift. 
The Hill. Hobbiton across the Water illustration by J.R.R. Tolkien
An illustration of the quote: 
Adventures! Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things! Makes you late for dinner! I can’t think what anybody sees in them. - The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien 
Smaug flies round the mountain. Illustration for the Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations if you live near him. - The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
My daughter knows me, 
Rivendell. Illustration for The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something - The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
and she believes the Shire would have had an unfortunate fate if I had been the fourteenth. 
The Trolls. Illustration for The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
There are no safe paths in this part of the world. Remember you are all over the Edge of the Wild now, and in for all sorts of fun wherever you go. - The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Bilbo Comes to the Huts of the Raft Elves. Illustration of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Gandalf thought of most things; and though he could not do everything, he could do a great deal for friends in a tight corner. - The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Conversation with Smaug. Illustration forThe Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
No dragon can resist the fascination of riddling talk and of wasting time trying to understand it. - The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Halls of Manwe. Illustration byJ.R.R. Tolkien
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. - The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
 
#LOTR #Hobbit #Tolkien #Read #Book
(Sierra)


-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Other stories of Books for Young Adults and Big Kids:


The Twits


Klickitat Street

No comments :