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'''Tales from the Perilous Realm''', first published in 1997, is a compilation of several short stories and poems by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], which had been previously published separately or in other compilations:
 
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The fat and unheroic Farmer Giles of Ham is called upon to do battle with the dragon Chrysophylax; Niggle the painter sets out to paint the perfect tree in Leaf by Niggle; hobbits, princesses, dwarves and trolls partake in The Adventures of Tom Bombadil; and Smith of Wootton Major journeys to the Land of Faery via the magical ingredients of a giant cake.
 
The fat and unheroic Farmer Giles of Ham is called upon to do battle with the dragon Chrysophylax; Niggle the painter sets out to paint the perfect tree in Leaf by Niggle; hobbits, princesses, dwarves and trolls partake in The Adventures of Tom Bombadil; and Smith of Wootton Major journeys to the Land of Faery via the magical ingredients of a giant cake.
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==2008 edition==
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A new edition is due to be published in September [[2008]], followed by an [[Audiobooks|audiobook]] in October. According to [[David Brawn]], ''Tales from the Perilous Realm'' will be 2008's "flagship book"; ''[[Roverandom]]'' will be added to the compilation<sup>[http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/press/836-Tales_from_the_Perilous_Realm.php]</sup>.
  
 
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Tales from the Perilous Realm
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AuthorJ.R.R. Tolkien
PublisherHarperCollins
ReleasedJanuary 1997
FormatHardback in dustwrapper
Pages178
ISBN0261103423

Tales from the Perilous Realm, first published in 1997, is a compilation of several short stories and poems by J.R.R. Tolkien, which had been previously published separately or in other compilations:

From the publisher

The fat and unheroic Farmer Giles of Ham is called upon to do battle with the dragon Chrysophylax; Niggle the painter sets out to paint the perfect tree in Leaf by Niggle; hobbits, princesses, dwarves and trolls partake in The Adventures of Tom Bombadil; and Smith of Wootton Major journeys to the Land of Faery via the magical ingredients of a giant cake.

2008 edition

A new edition is due to be published in September 2008, followed by an audiobook in October. According to David Brawn, Tales from the Perilous Realm will be 2008's "flagship book"; Roverandom will be added to the compilation[1].