Childhood Tales of the Shire by Dreamflower

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A collection of my stories featuring young hobbits, more or less in chronological order.

Categories:
Characters:As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Anthology, Childhood, Coming of Age, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Challenges: None
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Parent Series: None

Feature A Little Hobbit's Big Birthday by Dreamflower

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Even the remarkable Bilbo Baggins was five years old once...

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Bungo, Hobbit: Baggins: Belladonna (Took), Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Took: Adalgrim, Hobbit: Took: Gerontius (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Sigismund
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Bilbo Baggins, Esquire, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4318    |    Read Count: 1394
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/03/10    |    Published: 02/03/10
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Feature A Midsummer Night's Dream by Dreamflower

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Young Bilbo has a conversation with his grandfather Gerontius and with Gandalf.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Took: Gerontius (Thain), Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General
Places: The Shire: Tookland
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Bilbo Baggins, Esquire, 06. 2008 September Challenge: Young/Old, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1359    |    Read Count: 1642
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/11/09    |    Published: 08/11/09
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Feature A Mother's Work: Belladonna by Dreamflower

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The Bagginses play host to Bilbo's Took cousin Siggy.  Bilbo and Sigismond are nine--or six in Man-years. Belladonna is not sure if they will survive to be ten…

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bungo, Hobbit: Baggins: Belladonna (Took), Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Took: Sigismund
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Humor
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Bilbo Baggins, Esquire, A Mother's Work, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1027    |    Read Count: 1688
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/06/10    |    Published: 02/06/10
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Feature Learning Curve by Dreamflower

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Young Bilbo learns a valuable lesson about friendship and honesty.

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bungo, Hobbit: Baggins: Belladonna (Took), Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Took: Sigismund
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Friendship
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Bilbo Baggins, Esquire, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1574    |    Read Count: 1798
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/03/10    |    Published: 02/03/10
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Feature A Young Hobbit's Fancy by Dreamflower

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Bilbo finds it hard to keep his pupil's attention when the weather is fine.

Categories: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Gapfiller
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Bilbo Baggins, Esquire, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 573    |    Read Count: 1748
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/10    |    Published: 01/24/10
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Feature A Mother's Work: Primula by Dreamflower

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Primula knows her husband, brother and nephews are all of age, even if they don’t act like it…

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Baggins: Primula (Took), Hobbit: Baggins: Drogo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Menegilda, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merimac, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Rorimac, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Saradoc
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Humor
Places: The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: A Mother's Work, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1639    |    Read Count: 2009
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/08/10    |    Published: 02/08/10
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Feature September Days Across the Brandywine by Dreamflower

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January 2010 Challenge

On a visit to Buckland, Bilbo tries to make a decision.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Gapfiller
Places: The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Bilbo Baggins, Esquire, 22. 2010 January Challenge: Second Potluck, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 6600    |    Read Count: 1396
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/25/10    |    Published: 01/25/10
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In the Manner of Dreams by Dreamflower

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Frodo recounts a strange dream to Bilbo.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin)
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Childhood Tales of the Shire, Twenty Tales: The Young Travellers
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 429    |    Read Count: 1285
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/09/10    |    Published: 03/09/10
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Feature A Mother's Work: Esmeralda by Dreamflower

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Sometimes a lesson in parting comes harder than expected...

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Angst, Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Hurt/Comfort
Places: The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: A Mother's Work, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1159    |    Read Count: 1482
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/12/10    |    Published: 05/12/10
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Feature Waiting for Bilbo by Dreamflower

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At Brandy Hall, Frodo and Merry eagerly await Bilbo's Yuletide visit...

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff
Places: The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2061    |    Read Count: 1361
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 04/22/10    |    Published: 04/22/10
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Feature Rainy Day at Whitwell by Dreamflower

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The weather is wet, the children are cranky, Esmeralda tells a story... (A Tip and Tulip story)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Humor
Places: The Shire: Whitwell
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1397    |    Read Count: 1186
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/12/10    |    Published: 06/12/10
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Feature A Place for Gandalf by Dreamflower

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2012 Tree & Flower; 1st place Bilbo

MEFA 2008 HM

Bilbo prepares for a visit from old friends, and for some changes in his life.

 

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Esmeralda (Took), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Brandybuck: Rorimac, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Saradoc, Hobbit: Gamgee: Bell (Goodchild), Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer", Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Lobelia, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Lotho, Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Otho, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Friendship, Gapfiller, General
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Bilbo Baggins, Esquire, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 14    |    Word count: 17503    |    Read Count: 24998
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/13/10    |    Published: 02/08/10
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Feature Marching Orders by Dreamflower

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Bilbo recieves some wise advice from an unexpected source.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master)
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Humor
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1160    |    Read Count: 1702
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/12/10    |    Published: 06/12/10
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Feature Family Reunion by Dreamflower

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When Bagginses gather, interesting events may occur...

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Dora, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Boffin: Daisy (Baggins), Hobbit: Boffin: Folco, Hobbit: Boffin: Griffo
Genres: Childhood, Comedy, Family, Fluff, Humor
Places: The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Bilbo Baggins, Esquire, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 2135    |    Read Count: 1290
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 02/03/10    |    Published: 02/03/10
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Feature A Mother's Work: Bell by Dreamflower

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For Bell, it's just one of those days every mother knows about...

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Gamgee: Bell (Goodchild), Hobbit: Gamgee: Daisy (the younger), Hobbit: Gamgee: Marigold, Hobbit: Gamgee: May, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Humor
Places: The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: A Mother's Work, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1128    |    Read Count: 1738
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/12/10    |    Published: 05/12/10
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Helping the Gaffer by Dreamflower

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Little Marigold Gamgee gets a chance to be her father's helper.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Gamgee: Hamfast "the Gaffer", Hobbit: Gamgee: Marigold
Genres: Childhood, Drabble or Drabble series, Family, Fluff
Places: The Shire: Hobbiton
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 100    |    Read Count: 1055
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/20/09    |    Published: 09/20/09
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Feature Frodo's Cooking Lesson by Dreamflower

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Bilbo teaches Frodo to make one of his favorite dishes.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, General, Recipe fic
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: A Shire Cookbook, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1365    |    Read Count: 1396
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 01/24/10    |    Published: 01/24/10
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Feature In From the Cold by Dreamflower

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A Yuletime journey to Buckland by Bilbo and Frodo takes a serious turn…(

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Hurt/Comfort
Places: The Shire: Bag End, The Shire: Brandy Hall, The Shire: Buckland
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Shire Yule, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4520    |    Read Count: 1274
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/02/09    |    Published: 12/02/09
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Feature Playing at Stones by Dreamflower

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It's Pippin's very first visit to Bag End!

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin)
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Gapfiller
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Childhood Tales of the Shire, Twenty Tales: The Young Travellers
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1328    |    Read Count: 1250
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/09/10    |    Published: 03/09/10
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A Mother's Work: Eglantine by Dreamflower

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Eglantine learns the truth in the old saying "everything that can go wrong, will go wrong"...

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Took: Eglantine (Banks), Hobbit: Took: Paladin II (Thain), Hobbit: Took: Pearl, Hobbit: Took: Pervinca, Hobbit: Took: Pimpernel, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Family, Fluff, Humor
Places: The Shire: Whitwell
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: A Mother's Work, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1768    |    Read Count: 1207
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/12/10    |    Published: 05/12/10
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Feature Bullroarer by Dreamflower

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Bilbo tells the children a story of their illustrious ancestor.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Frame story (tale-within-a-tale), Humor
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Childhood Tales of the Shire, Twenty Tales: The Young Travellers
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1680    |    Read Count: 1395
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/10/10    |    Published: 03/10/10
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Feature Pippin and the Mask by Dreamflower

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Frodo and Merry look forward to showing off the costune they've made for little Pippin, for the Fall Festival...

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Humor
Places: The Shire: Brandy Hall
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1300    |    Read Count: 1124
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/12/10    |    Published: 06/12/10
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Feature First Lessons by Dreamflower

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It's always a good thing to learn from someone you love. (A three drabble set.)

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin)
Genres: Character study, Childhood, Drabble or Drabble series, Family, Friendship
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Childhood Tales of the Shire, Twenty Tales: The Young Travellers
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 304    |    Read Count: 947
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 03/10/10    |    Published: 03/10/10
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Feature Yule Morn in the Shire by Dreamflower

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A dribble about Yule in the Shire...

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: Hobbits
Genres: General, Poetry
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age
Warnings: None
Series: Shire Yule, Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 51    |    Read Count: 851
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 12/14/09    |    Published: 12/14/09
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Feature Waiting for Merry and Frodo by Dreamflower

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Wee Pippin visits Cousin Bilbo.

Categories: The Lord of the Rings
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Gamgee: Samwise, Hobbit: Took: Pippin (Thain)
Genres: Childhood, Family, Fluff, Humor
Places: The Shire: Bag End
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: None
Series: Childhood Tales of the Shire
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3275    |    Read Count: 1163
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/12/10    |    Published: 06/12/10
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