As reported earlier this year, a 60th anniversary edition of The Lord of the Rings has been published.
In a survey by YouGov, commissioned by John Lewis and Barnado’s, The Hobbit has been ranked fourth in the list of Britain’s best-loved children’s books.
A couple from Bolton, England have built a hobbit-hole in their garden for their children to play in. The den featured on the Channel 4 programme George Clark’s Amazing Spaces on Thursday 5th June.
Researchers at the University of Florida have discovered a new 16-foot long (5 metres) ancient crocodile in the Amazon. The creature has been named Anthracosuchus balrogus.