The Tolkien Reader
by J.R.R. Tolkien
Farmer Giles of Ham is an imaginative history of the distant and marvelous past that introduces the rather unheroic Farmer Giles, whose efforts to capture a somewhat untrustworthy dragon will delight readers everywhere.
The Adventures of Tom Bombadil is a collection of verse in praise of Tom Bombadil, that staunch friend of the Hobbits in The Lord of the Rings.
Tree and Leaf contains ÒOn Fairy-stories,Ó TolkienÕs now-famous essay on the form of the fairy story and the treatment of fantasy.