As the December 13th release of Peter Jackson’s next installment, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, approaches so does the start of product and teaser releases. Continuing with our previous post of the cover art for Brian Sibley’s Official Movie Guide, we post the covers of the recently unveiled.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Visual Companion:
“The second epic installment of Peter Jackson’s trilogy The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will see The Company of Thorin Oakenshield encounter even greater perils in their quest to claim their long-forgotten gold. After setting out from the safety of Bag End, Bilbo Baggins has journeyed through Middle-earth with his fourteen companions, fighting through fire, Wargs, Goblins and even escaping the creature known simply as Gollum.
Introduced by Richard Armitage, who plays Thorin Oakenshield, and with over 100 rich illustrations, the Visual Companion is the perfect guide to the Company’s passage to Erebor and the Dragon that awaits them . . .”
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Activity Book:
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Activity Book offers a teasing insight into what lies in store for fans of The Hobbit. Packed with stills and artwork from the film, the book includes character profiles and hobbit puzzles and games, making it the ideal gift for fans young and old and the perfect entry-level companion for younger readers.”
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – The Movie Storybook
“Find out what lies ahead for Bilbo and the Dwarves in this easy-to-read storybook that provides an enticing summary of the events in the second film. Fully illustrated with dozens of stills from the film and full-color artwork, this engaging and thrilling film companion reveals the full excitement of the second part in The Hobbit movie trilogy, including the characters and events exclusive to the film!”
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Sticker Book:
“Enter the world of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, and the Dwarves as they continue their journey. This new book in the Hobbit range includes different fact files and activities designed to inform the reader about the story and its characters and invite them to participate using the stickers. Includes four pages of full-color photo stickers featuring the characters, and creatures from the films.”
Steve “Rifflo” Fitch – Legendarium News Director
Steve, also known as “Rifflo”, is a University MBA Administrator in Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife, Lisa and two young daughters, Alexa and Ava. Steve has an extensive background in corporate sales. Steve also worked for ISAF: International Security Assistance Force and the Canadian Military as a recruiter in Human Resources for the operations in Bosnia and Afghanistan. When not immersed in Tolkien works,sci-fi, and film, you can find him training in Muay Thai, Italian rapier, German longsword, and Mixed Martial Arts. Follow Steve on Twitter @HobbitSteve