January 3rd Special Days - Featuring 35+ J.R.R. Tolkien Freebies!

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Image: J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography | Kindle Edition | Print length: 385 pages | by Humphrey Carpenter (Author), J.R.R. Tolkien (Editor). Publisher: Mariner Books (March 4, 2014)
J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography
January 3rd is... J.R.R. Tolkien's Birthday (1892), Festival Of Sleep Day, Humiliation Day/A Day For Humility, Memento Mori/Memento Mori Day/Remember You Die Day, Alaska Admitted as 49th U.S. State/Alaska Admission Day (1959), National Drinking Straw Day (1888), Tenth Day of Christmas, Electric Watch Birthday (1957), National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day, National Write to Congress Day, Women Rock! Day (1987), Tamaseseri Festival, Hero's Day (Haiti), Feast of Saint Genevieve

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings (the Hobbit / the Fellowship of the Ring / the Two Towers, by J.R.R. Tolkien (Author). Publisher: Del Rey (September 25, 2012)
The Hobbit and the
Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien's Birthday (1892)
-- John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. After serving in World War I, he embarked upon a distinguished academic career and was recognized as one of the finest philologists in the world. He was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. He is, however, beloved throughout the world as the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic works as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. He died on September 2, 1973, at the age of eighty-one.

Read: The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings
-- The books that inspired the epic motion pictures, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The Lord Of The Rings, The Hobbit, The Fellowship Of The Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return Of The King. Arguably the most famous and beloved fantasy series of all time, J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings is a must-have for any bookworm. Tolkien’s masterpieces brought serious, widespread recognition to (and appreciation of) the fantasy genre, which hasn't been the same since.

Image: The Complete Lord of the Rings Trilogy Audio CD | Audiobook, CD | by J.R.R. Tolkien (Author), Ensemble Cast (Performer). Publisher: HighBridge Audio; Abridged edition (July 2, 2012)
The Complete Lord of the Rings Trilogy
The Complete Lord of the Rings Trilogy -- From the wonderful landscapes of the Shire and Lothlorien to the stark and sunless land of Mordor, the courageous Hobbits pursue their quest, bearing the awesome Ring of Sauron, the Dark Lord! This epic trilogy takes up where The Hobbit leaves off, tracing the legend of the One Ring, found by Bilbo in the Goblin's cave, to its final destruction in the Crack of Doom.

Image: Lord of the Rings: The Card Game, by Fantasy Flight Games
Lord of the Rings: The Card Game
Lord of the Rings: The Card Game -- A cooperative card game putting 1-2 players (or up to four with two Core Sets!) in control of the most powerful characters and artifacts of Middle-earth. Players will select heroes, gather allies, acquire artifacts, and coordinate their efforts to face Middle-earth’s most dangerous fiends. By cooperating to overcome the obstacles drawn from the encounter deck, you will complete the quest before you and claim victory!

πŸ’ Lord of the Rings Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Watch The Story of J.R.R. Tolkien: Master of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien: Master of the Rings

Amazon Freebies:

πŸ’ Free Lord of the Rings ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

πŸ’ Read Lord of the Rings ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

πŸ’ Free Lord of the Rings apps

πŸ’ Free Lord of the Rings game apps

πŸ’ Listen to Lord of the Rings Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

πŸ’ Watch Lord of the Rings Videos for Free -- Join Amazon Prime - Watch Thousands of Movies and TV Shows Anytime - Start Free Trial Now

πŸ’ Listen to Lord of the Rings Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

πŸ’ Free Alexa Skills | Lord of the Rings

πŸ’ Amazon Kids+ Free Trial - Unlimited access to more than 16,000 kid-friendly books, videos and apps, as well as parental controls to help create a unique experience for each child. (US, Germany, UK)

πŸ’ Prime Gaming Free Trial - Unlock instant access to tons of exclusive content for your favorite games, and a collection of PC games for free... each and every month.

Image: An Unexpected Cookbook: The Unofficial Book of Hobbit Cookery | Paperback: 134 pages | by Chris-Rachael Oseland (Author). Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2nd edition (September 17, 2017)
An Unexpected Cookbook

Tolkien Recipes:

πŸ’ Middle-earth Recipes

πŸ’ Elevenses And Then Some: How To Prepare A Feast Fit For A Hobbit

πŸ’ The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Recipes - Feast of Starlight

πŸ’ Middle Earth baked goods

πŸ’ Elvish recipes

πŸ’ Recipes from Bilbo Baggins Pantry

πŸ’ Food In The Hobbit - OAKDEN

Image: J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century | Kindle Edition | Print length: 386 pages | by T. A. Shippey (Author). Publisher: Mariner Books; 1st edition (February 21, 2014)
J.R.R. Tolkien

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

πŸ’ The Lord of the Rings - free ebook

πŸ’ The Hobbit - Free ebook

πŸ’ Free An Unexpected Party Hobbit ebooklet

πŸ’ Learn a Tolkienian language such as Quenya

πŸ’ Fifteen Places Tolkien Fans should Visit before they Die

πŸ’ Tolkien Worksheets and Teaching Resources | Free Printables

πŸ’ Collection of Lord of the Rings Maps

πŸ’ Lord of the Rings Online Game

πŸ’ Free Tolkien Printable | And he took her in his arms...

πŸ’ Lord of the Rings Student Planner Printable {home-school planner}

πŸ’ 10 Best Lord Of The Rings Coloring Pages

πŸ’ 51 Lord Of The Rings Baby Names

πŸ’ Hobbit Rune Generator: Old English Runes

πŸ’ Language Arts Word Search Puzzles | The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit

πŸ’ FREE Printable Favorite Authors Puzzles: J.R.R. Tolkien

πŸ’ The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien

πŸ’ The Hobbit: Resources and Activities for Kids

πŸ’ Free Printable – Not all who wander are lost

πŸ’ The Lord of the Rings Word Search

πŸ’ Tolkien Gateway: Featured quotes/Archive

πŸ’ J.R.R. Tolkien's classic 'Lord of the Rings' papercraft printables

πŸ’ J.R.R. Tolkien's maps

πŸ’ LOTR Project is dedicated to bringing J.R.R. Tolkien's works to life

πŸ’ Born of Hope - A free Fan-Made Movie Prequel to Lord of the Rings. It is a feature film telling the story of Arathorn and Gilraen, the parents of Aragorn. This hour long original drama is set in the time before the War of the Ring and tells the story of the DΓΊnedain, the Rangers of the North, before the return of the King.

πŸ’ March 25th Special Days - Featuring 30+ Tolkien/Lord of the Rings Freebies!

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