The official Tolkien calendar, this year containing twelve stunning paintings inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien's THE SILMARILLION. Featuring breathtaking artwork by Ted Nasmith, with new and lesser known pieces unique to this calendar.The official Tolkien calendar has become an established publishing event, eagerly anticipated by Tolkien fans the world over. Previous Tolkien calendars have become much sought after collector's items, and this year's will doubtless be an essential purchase for Middle-earth fans everywhere.Featuring 12 full-colour paintings of scenes from The Silmarillion, some of which are new and unique to this calendar, Ted Nasmith explores Tolkien's creation with greater depth than ever before. Ranging from the Elder Days of Middle-earth, through the Second Age and the rise of Sauron, to the end of the War of the Ring, the reader is drawn even further into the fantastical world of Middle-earth.