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.
Wicked queens, blushing princesses and charming princes abound in the Folio Society’s beautiful collection of fairy tale books. This wide collection of traditional and folk tales includes some of the most popular and classic stories of all time, told to generations of children. Each book comes with beautiful illustrations and a specially designed hardback binding, a perfect gift for any child to treasure. See below for the full list of Folio Fairy Tales books.
With exquisite illustrations by Omar Rayyan, The Brown Fairy Book features stories from every continent, including ‘The Bunyip’, a story from the Australian bush, and the Native American tale of the ‘Ball-Carrier and the Bad One’.
In these tales third-born sons seek their fortunes, lovely princesses are blown away by gusts of wind, cunning tricksters steal treasures from dragons, wicked wizards chase after their apprentices, and wise animals help their friends…
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…