25 September 2015

Tolkien's World: A Colouring Book

Available in paperback form on 12 November, 2015:

This mystical colouring book presents an abundance of famous scenes and characters inspired by Tolkien's Middle-earth. From Gandalf the Grey to the humble Hobbits, take time off from the busy pace of life and indulge your imagination while exploring the enthralling world of The Lord of the Rings and other tales. There's something new on every page as you discover the intricate elvish designs, fearsome characters and breath-taking landscapes - perfect to satisfy Tolkien fans and beyond. This book is unofficial and is not authorised by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.

You can pre-order this book on Amazon for $10.30.

24 September 2015

2016 'Beyond Bree' Calendar

Beyond Bree, the newsletter of the Tolkien Special Interest Group of American Mensa, celebrates its 35th anniversary with the debut of a 2016 calendar featuring artwork from around the world.
Art by Jian Guo
According to a flyer posted on its website:
Come delight to the works of your favorite artists such as Anke Eissmann, Octo Kwan, Ruth Lacon, Jef Murray, Gordon Palmer, Ted Nasmith, and Colin Williams. Thrill as we introduce new artists Joe Gilronan and Glenn Hernandez. And help us welcome our special guest artist Jian Guo, cover illustrator of Wen Jing Publishing’s Chinese language edition of Lord of the Rings (pictured above) as we travel through the landscapes of JRR Tolkien’s Middle-earth!

The colour and black & white calendar will measure 11x 8 ½ inches, opening to 11 x 17 inches. Pricing: $20 plus shipping, USA $2.00, the rest of the World $5.00. Please inquire for larger orders. For PayPal orders please add $1.00. Send PayPal payments (in US dollars) to: beyondbree@yahoo.com Send check or postal money order (in US dollars, drawn on a US bank) payable to: Nancy Martsch, PO Box 55372, Sherman Oaks, CA 91413, USA. You may send currency, at your own risk, in a sturdy envelope. For more information, please e-mail: beyondbree@yahoo.com