1997 – The Random House Book of Fantasy Stories – Excerpt from the Hobbit – Hardcover – Random House

Contains a section reprinting “The Trolls” from The Hobbit.

Series: Random House Book of…
Hardcover: 403 pages
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers (June 10, 1997)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0679885285
ISBN-13: 978-0679885283
Product Dimensions: 1 x 5.5 x 8.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces

This exciting collection takes readers on a journey through the labyrinthine corridors of the imagination. Filled with magical spells, fire-breathing dragons, and intrepid heroes, these classics of children’s literature include stories by such authors as C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, George MacDonald, Jane Yolen, E. Nesbit, and more.


The Green Stone by Diana Wynne Jones
The Hoard of the Gibbelins by Lord Dunsany
A Harp of Fishbones by Joan Aiken
The Selkie’s Cap by Samantha Lee
The Back of the North Wind (from At The Back of the North Wind) by George MacDonald
The Pit of Wings by Ramsey Campbell
A Spell for Annalise by Parke Godwin
The Secret of Faerie by Paul Lewis
The Invisible Kingdom by Richard Leander
The Bone Beast by Simon Clark
Ice Princess by Elisabeth Waters
The Wild Hunt by Ian Watson
The Door to Dark Albion by Cherith Baldry
The Fairy Trap by Peter Crowther
The Dark Island (from The Voyage of the Dawn Treader) by C. S. Lewis
Pattern of Pyramids by Lionel & Patricia Fanthorpe
The Closed Window by A. C. Benson
The Goatboy and the Giant by Garry Kilworth
Mirror, Mirror… by Frances M. Hendry
The Trolls (The Hobbit) by J. R. R. Tolkien
Sun City by Tanith Lee
Brother Kenan’s Bell by Jane Yolen
The Last Card by Steve Lockley
Atlantis by Edith Nesbit
The White Doe by Keith Taylor
Creature of Darkness by Nicholas Stuart Gray
Troll Bridge by Neil Gaiman