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