Jude Fisher (whose real name is Jane Johnson - born 1960) is an English fantasy writer, and former publisher for Allen & Unwin and HarperCollins, who authored all visual companions to Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit trilogy.
The most well-known Tolkien artists, Alan Lee, Ted Nasmith, and John Howe, were commissioned by Fisher between 1984 and 1992 to illustrate Tolkien's books (as published by Allen and Unwin or HarperCollins) and provide drawings for calendars.
Fisher's first own fantasy novel was Sorcery Rising, published in 2002.
She currently resides in Morocco.
Books written Edit
- The Fellowship of the Ring Visual Companion
- The Two Towers Visual Companion
- The Return of the King Visual Companion
- The Lord of the Rings Complete Visual Companion
- The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: Visual Companion (2012)
- The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: Visual Companion (2013)
- The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies: Visual Companion (2014)