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'.
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.
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.
Originally told as bedtime stories for Kipling's daughter Josephine, Just So Stories remains a classic of children's literature. Simply and beautifully written, with an entirely believable, far from cosy vision of the joy, wonder and dangers of the natural world.
Upon arrival at Moonacre Manor, Maria discovers an enchanted valley where she catches a glimpse of a most unusual horse. So begins a magical adventure that has captivated generations of readers - young and old. Introduced by Jane Shilling and illustrated by Debra McFarlane.
Misselthwaite Manor holds two mysteries, a strange unhappy crying in the night and a walled garden with a door locked and forgotten for ten years. On the day a robin shows Mary where the key lies buried, the Magic begins