Tolkien Gateway

Tolkien Gateway is 10 years old. Sign up today to edit TG and help us grow for years to come.

Fifty New Poems for Children

Revision as of 11:50, 26 May 2010 by Morgan (Talk | contribs)
Fifty New Poems for Children
Fifty New Poems for Children 1st Edition 1922 HB.jpg
PublisherOxford: Basil Blackwell
Released1st Edition 1922

Fifty New Poems for Children is a book which includes J.R.R. Tolkien's poem "Goblin Feet".

Although the book does not give a publication date, 1922 can be assumed[1]. It contains pieces published in 1922 and a copy with a January 1923 dated inscription has been seen. The British Library catalogues also list it as 1922, and the book was advertised in the Asiatic Review of April 1922[2].

Reprinted in 1924 & 1929.

American editions have been seen published by Bretano’s (undated) and Appleton & Co. (1924).


  1. However, Pieter Collier dates the publication to 1924. See here (external link).
  2. LOTR Fanatics Plaza (external link).