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David Day was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on October 14, 1947. He worked in logging camps before receiving a degree from the Department of Creative Writing at the University of Victoria in 1976. He has written over 40 books of poetry, ecology, history, fantasy, mythology, and fiction for both adults and children. His first collection of poems, The Cowichan, was published in 1975. His other books include A Tolkien Bestiary, The Doomsday Book of Animals, Castles, The Emperor's Panda, The Quest for King Arthur, Nevermore: A Book of Hours, and Tolkien: A Dictionary. Through the 1980's and 1990's, he was also an environmental columnist for Britain's Daily Mail, Evening Standard, Sunday Times, and Punch magazine. (Bowker Author Biography)
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A Tolkien Bestiary 2,054 copies, 9 reviews
Tolkien's Ring 463 copies, 3 reviews
The Hobbit Companion 448 copies, 2 reviews
A Guide to Tolkien 383 copies, 3 reviews
A Dictionary of Tolkien 369 copies, 2 reviews
An Atlas of Tolkien 348 copies, 7 reviews
Castles (Writer) 313 copies, 3 reviews
King Arthur 178 copies
The Battles of Tolkien 157 copies, 3 reviews
Heroes of Tolkien 118 copies, 1 review
The Dark Powers of Tolkien 109 copies, 2 reviews
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