This book contains a collection of stories, plays, histories, maps, and sketches created by the C.S. Lewis and his older brother as children to describe their private fantasy world known as Animal-Land or Boxen.
Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia is the essential companion to the enchanted world of Middle-earth and the Undying Lands. Loaded with maps, genealogies, time lines, and gorgeous illustrations of characters, places, and events, Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia reveals and illuminates the full dramatic sweep and splendour of Tolkien's inimitable classics.
This richly illustrated book explores the huge creative endeavour behind Tolkien's enduring popularity. Lavishly illustrated with over 300 images of his manuscripts, drawings, maps and letters, the book traces the creative process behind his most famous literary works - 'The Hobbit', 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Silmarillion' and reproduces personal photographs and private papers,some of which have never been seen before in print. Six introductory essays cover some of the main themes in Tolkien's life and work.
A lavishly illustrated look at the locales familiar to J. R. R. Tolkien, the creator of Middle-earth. This book takes you to the places that inspired J. R. R. Tolkien to create his fictional locations in The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and other classic works.