Farmer Giles of Ham: And Other Stories

3.76 avg rating
( 161 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780001056107: Farmer Giles of Ham: And Other Stories

A Collection of short stories: Farmer Giles of Ham Smith Of Wootton Major Leaf by Niggle Farmer Giles of Ham is one of Tolkien's most popular stories, full of wit and humour, set in the days when giants and dragons walked the earth. He did not look like a hero. He was fat and red-bearded and enjoyed a slow, comfortable life. Then one day a rather deaf and short-sighted giant blundered on to his land. More by luck than skill, Farmer Giles managed to scare him away. The people of the village cheered: Farmer Giles was a hero. His reputation spread far and wide across the kingdom. So it was natural that when the dragon Chrysophylax visited the area it was Farmer Giles who was expected to do battle with it! Two further stories in this collections are Smith of Wooton Major which tells of the preparation of the Great Cake to mark the Feast of Good Children, and the strange events which follow, and Leaf by Niggle, which recounts the strange adventures of the painter, Niggle.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Tolkien, J. R. R.
ISBN 10: 0001056107 ISBN 13: 9780001056107
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800010561071.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 55.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Tolkien, J. R. R.
Published by Harpercollins Pub Ltd (1999)
ISBN 10: 0001056107 ISBN 13: 9780001056107
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Booked Again
(Summit, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 1999. Audio Book(Cassette). Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-000-70-4910004

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 64.61
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds