Tolkien Calendar 2016: Illustrated by Tove Jansson

 
9780008124779: Tolkien Calendar 2016: Illustrated by Tove Jansson

The Official Tolkien Calendar 2016 features illustrations from renowned artist, Tove Jansson, creator of The Moomins.Jansson illustrated The Hobbit in 1961 for the Swedish and Finnish editions, creating a dozen enchanting full page drawings plus many smaller vignette pieces. Never before published in an English-language edition, the 2016 calendar contains all twelve of these illustrations, many of the vignettes, and a full-colour centrefold featuring her dramatic cover painting of Smaug attacking the Dwarves. The calendar is introduced by Tolkien expert and author Brian Sibley, who corresponded with the artist and provides insightful commentary regarding the genesis of the illustrations and Jansson's tireless work continuing to build the world of The Moomins.The Official Tolkien Calendar has been an established publishing event for Tolkien fans and Hobbit collectors for the last four decades, and the 2016 edition will continue to delight and surprise.

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`A testament to both Tove Jansson's talent as a dynamic, evocative illustrator of the imagination and to the invention of J.R.R. Tolkien, whose unique narrative inspired these intriguing, sometimes idiosyncratic, visions.' Brian Sibley

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