Traditional folk tales from around the world or action-packed adventure stories, the Folio Society publishes a collection of beautiful illustrated books to delight all young readers. Witches, wizards, dragons and princesses abound in our collections of Fairy Tales, whilst our classic children’s fiction includes editions enjoyed by generations, such as The Wind in the Willows and Pinocchio. Folio books feature original illustrations and specially designed hardback covers. These favourites are truly books to be treasured, on your bookshelf or as a gift. See below for the full list of Folio Children’s books.

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The Nursery Rhyme Book book

The Nursery Rhyme Book

Andrew Lang

A lively collection of nursery rhymes, both familiar and little known, selected by Andrew Lang, the acclaimed folklorist and editor of the Rainbow Fairy Books.

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A Kestrel for a Knave book

A Kestrel for a Knave

Barry Hines

This cornerstone of British fiction famously explores man’s relationship with nature, via a young boy’s unexpected passion for falconry. A specially printed translucent dust jacket accompanies this splendid gift edition.

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass book

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

Lewis Carroll

Tumbling headlong down a rabbit-hole, Alice enters the magical underground kingdom of Wonderland. These classic stories remain a childhood favourite.

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Anne of Green Gables book

Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery

One of the most popular children's books of all time and treasured by readers of all ages, including the writer Margaret Atwood, who introduces this edition.

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The Call of the Wild book

The Call of the Wild

Jack London

Set during the Alaskan gold rush of 1897, Jack London’s classic adventure story inspired Kerouac and Orwell. In this Folio edition, Abigail Rorer’s drawings depict the fierce beauty of the frozen Yukon. David Vann introduces.

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Over Sea, Under Stone book

Over Sea, Under Stone

Susan Cooper

The first book in the award-winning The Dark is Rising sequence, Over Sea, Under Stone is a fantastical adventure set among forces of Light and Dark. Laura Carlin illustrates, with a new preface by the author.

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The Blue Fairy Book book

The Blue Fairy Book

Andrew Lang

This wonderful collection of fairy stories, put together by Andrew Lang at the end of the 19th century, gathers many of the best loved tales of childhood to have pleased generations.

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The Red Fairy Book book

The Red Fairy Book

Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang's Rainbow Fairy Books - The Red Fairy Book includes classics 'Jack and the Beanstalk' and 'Rapunzel' plus little-known stories such as 'The True History of Little Goldenhood', which offers a twist on the traditional Red Riding Hood story.

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The Violet Fairy Book book

The Violet Fairy Book

Andrew Lang

A queen disguises herself as a boy and travels to a far-off land to rescue her beloved husband; a boy tells a lie so extravagant that it beats the tall tales of a dishonest miller; a childless couple begs to be blessed with offspring, only to discover that one can have too much of a good thing…

Out of print Price: US$ 94.95

Greenwitch book


Susan Cooper

The three Drew children unite with Will Stanton on a mission to save the holy grail from the powers of the Dark. Combining ancient magic with thrilling adventure, this is the third in Susan Cooper's the Dark is Rising sequence.

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The Grey King book

The Grey King

Susan Cooper

In the beautiful mountains of North Wales, Will Stanton takes on his most dangerous adversary yet: Brenin Lwyd, the Grey King. The fourth in Susan Cooper's The Dark is Rising sequence and winner of the Newbery Medal, America’s most prestigious prize for children’s literature.

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Grimm's Fairy Tales book

Grimm's Fairy Tales

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

This Folio edition, a facsimile of the British edition of 1909, contains sixty of The Brothers Grimm's most famous tales, including 'Snow White', Hansel and Gretel' and 'Red Riding Hood'.

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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales book

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen's 17 most famous tales, including 'The Emperor's New Clothes', 'The Little Mermaid', 'The Snow Queen' and 'The Ugly Duckling'.

Out of print Price: US$ 85.95

The Hobbit book

The Hobbit

J. R. R. Tolkien

A beautiful edition of Tolkien's classic children's story. Leaving his comfortable hobbit hole Bilbo Baggins goes on a reluctant adventure to defeat a dragon, and along the way he encounters the vile, but pathetic Gollum, and his ‘Precious’ – a ring to rule them all.

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The Jungle Book book

The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling

This thrilling adventure about a boy learning to survive in the wild, continues to hold the world's imagination. Enchanting tales and poems on the lives and customs of jungle creatures are brought vividly to life with beautiful illustrations by Maurice and Edward J. Detmold.

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