The Book Fairies share copies of J. R. R. Tolkien For Kids in a museum

J. R. R. Tolkien for Kids has been shared around the states by The Book Fairies!

Hoping to inspire new Lord of the Rings fans, book fairies in the US shared many copies of this little book in their neighbourhoods!

Many book fairies in the states are also huge Tolkien fans, so they really enjoyed dressing up the books and finding the PERFECT locations at which to share them!

“One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.”

– Sauron, Lord of the Rings

The above pics are from the New York Public Library, Times Square and Central Park in New York – did you spot a copy?

Not all those who wander are lost.

– Gandalf, in a letter to Frodo, Fellowship of the Ring

Some fairies found some very hobbit-like dwellings at which to leave copies of J. R. R. Tolkien for Kids today! We hope the lucky finders enjoy their new books.

All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.

– Gandalf, talking to Frodo, Fellowship of the Ring

About the book:

Introduce a new generation of readers to the man who wrote the phenomenally beloved Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit.

J. R. R. Tolkien for Kids takes young readers through the exciting life of the man who created amazing new worlds and helps kids discover how he could see them. Explore the personal experiences and subjects that inspired Tolkien’s stories through hands-on activities, and learn how he influenced his contemporaries as well as later writers—like you!

• Make a Shadowy Dragon Come to Life
• Make a Batch of Marmalade
• Rewrite an Ancient Tale
• Invent a New Code
• Paint an Enchanted Forest
• Draw a Map for a Story
• Make Mushroom Toast
• Turn Your Friends into Heroes

Discover who Tolkien was, not only as a writer, but also as a soldier, researcher, teacher, friend, husband, and father.

Would you like to get your copy?

If you weren’t lucky enough to find a copy hidden by The Book Fairies, do not worry! You can ask for this sweet little book at your local bookstore, or order your copy from BookShop.org! This website supports independent bookstores all around the US – other websites cannot make this claim.

Join The Book Fairies!

Anyone can be a book fairy, wherever you are in the world! You just need some official book fairy stickers, a pile of pre-loved books to hide and the desire to share some kindness and joy where you live, work and travel!

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