The Children of Húrin Release Party
The Children of Húrin Release Party was an online event which took place around the release date of The Children of Húrin. The party was located on irc.tolkiengateway.net. It was organized by Tolkien Gateway and TolkienLibrary.com.
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- 3 Deluxe editions of The Children of Húrin signed by Alan Lee and Christopher Tolkien - donated by HarperCollins.
- 2 The Lord of the Rings 3 volume slip cased sets signed by Alan Lee - donated by TolkienLibrary.com and Houghton Mifflin
- The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook signed by Alan Lee donated by Houghton Mifflin
- The Hobbit signed by Alan Lee - donated by TolkienLibrary.com
- 2 one year memberships to The Tolkien Society - donated by The Tolkien Society
- A silver replica of either the Ring of Barahir or Nenya donated by Tolkienshop.com
- Beowulf and the Critics signed by Michael D.C. Drout - donated by Michael D.C. Drout
- 2 copies of The Company They Keep signed by Diana Glyer - donated by Diana Glyer and Josh B. Long
- The Lord of the Rings Trivia game, signed by Angie Gardner and Ted Nasmith - donated by Daerons.co.uk
- 2 copies of A Tolkienian Mathomium signed by Mark T. Hooker - donated by Mark T. Hooker
- 2 copies of Tolkien through Russian Eyes signed by Mark T. Hooker - donated by Mark T. Hooker
- The Hobbit Russian translation - donated by Mark T. Hooker
- 2 copies of In de Ban van de Hobbit signed by Johan Vanhecke donated by Johan Vanhecke
- A print of The Dragon's Lair signed by The Brothers Hildebrandt - donated by TolkienGuide.com
- A print of The Fellowship signed by The Brothers Hildebrandt - donated by TolkienGuide.com
- A mounted print of Inger Edelfeldt's The Death of Glaurung - donated by Daerons.co.uk
- A print of The Gates of Menegroth signed by Jef Murray donated by Jef Murray
- A print of The Bridge Over Narog signed by Jef Murray donated by Jeff Murray
- A print of The Seduction of Nienor signed by Jef Murray donated by Jef Murray
- A print of The Bridge of Khazad-Dûm signed by James Dunning donated by James Dunning
- Two $25 and one $50 gift certificate for Rowns.com - donated by Rowns.com
- 5 copies of The Lord of the Rings Online game - donated by Houghton Mifflin
- The Children of Hurin posters - donated by Houghton Mifflin
- The Children of Hurin bookmarks - donated by Houghton Mifflin
- The Lord of the Rings Online Open Beta keys
- And various smaller prizes.
- More prizes coming soon!
- Win the Deluxe edition of The Children of Hurin signed by Alan Lee and Christopher Tolkien. Just fill out this form and enter "Hurin" as the code and "signed" as the answer. Contest will run until April 17th.
- Johan Vanhecke
- Michaël Devaux
- Pieter Collier
- David Brawn
- Roger Garland
- Jef Murray
- Matt Blessing
- Michael D.C. Drout
- Mark T. Hooker
- Verlyn Flieger
- Nils Ivar Agøy
- James Dunning
- John Garth
- Diana Glyer
- Turbine - Jeffrey Steefel (Executive Producer) and Chris Pierson (Senior Designer)
- Michael Martinez
- Marcel Bülles
- More guests coming soon!
- Scavenger Hunt
- Audio streams
- Music streams
- Live news and images from the NYC launch