The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug

J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novel The Hobbit, first published in 1937, was an immediate success, nominated for the Carnegie Medal and a bestseller around the world and it is enjoying a resurgence in interest following the epic film adaptation of the book by Peter Jackson. The much-anticipated second part of The Hobbit Movie trilogy - The Desolation of Smaug is released on 13 December.



Books & Movie Tie-ins

The Hobbit: the Desolation of Smaug - Official Movie Guide
Brian Sibley
Packed with exclusive behind-the-scenes photographs, this official illustrated guide tells the detailed story of the making of the second film in the award-winning Hobbit trilogy, directed by Peter Jackson. Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/11/2013
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The Hobbit: the Desolation of Smaug - Visual Companion
Jude Fisher
The second epic instalment of Peter Jackson's trilogy The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will see The Company of Thorin Oakenshield encounter even greater perils in their quest to claim their long-forgotten gold. Introduced by Richard Armitage, who plays Thorin... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/11/2013
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The Hobbit: the Desolation of Smaug - Movie Storybook

The companion volume to the film of the same name, this will give all fans a glorious record of their time at the cinema which they can revisit in their own homes. The story of the daring quest undertaken by... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/11/2013
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The Hobbit Pocket Hardback
J. R. R. Tolkien
The classic bestseller behind this year's epic second instalment The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, now in a perfectly-sized pocket hardback. This new film tie-in edition features the complete story of Bilbo Baggins' adventures in Middle-earth, with a striking cover... Featured in: 7+ readers | 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/11/2013
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The Hobbit: the Desolation of Smaug - Ultimate Sticker Book

Complete extra adventures and solve new puzzles that may face Bilbo and his Company of Dwarves in this fun-to-play-with sticker book. Each sticker brings to life a scene or a character in this blockbuster film. Playing with the stickers brings... Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/11/2013
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - Annual 2014

Published in advance of the amazing second movie in Peter Jackson's trilogy, this is the OFFICIAL Hobbit Annual, packed with stills, characters and information from the movie sensation. Featured in: 7+ readers | 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 29/08/2013
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The Hobbit
J. R. R. Tolkien
An absolute classic of children's literature, the great adventure of Bilbo Baggins and the Dwarfs. It's important to remember how long ago this book was written, the style is not that of a modern children's book, but the magic of... Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/11/2013
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The Hobbit
J R R Tolkien
An absolute classic of children's literature, the great adventure of Bilbo Baggins and the Dwarfs. It's important to remember how long ago this book was written, the style is not that of a modern children's book, but the magic of... Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback (b Format) | Released 07/06/2012
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The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Boxed Set
J. R. R. Tolkien
Immerse yourself in Middle-earth with Tolkien's classic masterpieces behind the films, telling the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbits' epic encounters with Gandalf, Gollum, dragons and monsters, in the quest to destroy the One Ring. Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 07/11/2013
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Duluxe Clothbound Editions

The Hobbit
J. R. R. Tolkien
An absolute classic of children's literature, the great adventure of Bilbo Baggins and the Dwarfs. It's important to remember how long ago this book was written, the style is not that of a modern children's book, but the magic of... Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 12/09/2013
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The Hobbit
J. R. R. Tolkien
An absolute classic of children's literature, the great adventure of Bilbo Baggins and the Dwarfs. It's important to remember how long ago this book was written, the style is not that of a modern children's book, but the magic of... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 08/11/2012
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The Hobbit
J. R. R. Tolkien
An absolute classic of children's literature, the great adventure of Bilbo Baggins and the Dwarfs. It's important to remember how long ago this book was written, the style is not that of a modern children's book, but the magic of... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 12/09/2013
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The Hobbit/The Lord of the Rings
J. R. R. Tolkien
Delve into Tolkien's Middle-earth with this special collector's hardback boxed set. Presented in sumptuous new cover designs discover the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbits' epic encounters with Gandalf, Gollum, dragons and monsters, in the quest to destroy... Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 24/10/2013
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THE HOBBIT: THE WORLDWIDE BESTSELLER… DISCOVER THE ORIGINAL ADVENTURE TODAY.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey directed by Peter Jackson has quickly established itself as one of the most successful films of all time, grossing more than blockbusters such as Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Spiderman and Independence Day.

This, however, is just the beginning… On 13th December The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will be released, with box office takings set to rise even higher.

We’re delighted to present a new publishing portfolio comprising movie tie-ins, companions, sticker books and annuals plus a selection of beautiful new editions of J.R.R Tolkien’s books.

There is huge interest in the movie & social networks are a-buzz with gossip & news...
The Hobbit official facebook page has a plethora of behind the scene clips from both movies...find out more about the books on the J.R.R. Tolkien facebook page & join the JRR Tolkien book club to discuss The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

For further editions of all Tolkien works, including many rare collectibles, visit www.tolkien.co.uk.


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