The Adventures of Tom BombadilThe Adventures of Tom Bombadil
is a collection of poetry
by J.R.R. Tolkien
, published in 1962
. The book contains 16 poems, only three of which deal with Tom Bombadil
, a character who is most famous for his encounter with Frodo Baggins
in The Fellowship of the Ring
, the first volume in Tolkien's best-selling Lord of the Rings
trilogy. The rest of the poems are an assortment of bestiary verse and fairy tale
The book was originally illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
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