With a new introduction by the author, this brilliantly funny ghost story for children features integrated illustrations by artist Pam Smy.
Fantastic tales for bedtime stories and classic adventures for young adults, the Folio Society publishes a wide range of children’s fiction books. Witches, wizards, dragons and princesses abound in our beautiful collections of Fairy Tales, whilst our classic children’s fiction includes gripping adventure stories and fantasy editions enjoyed by generations of children. 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.
The Midnight Folk is a feast of imaginative storytelling, a glorious cornucopia of pirates and witches, lost treasure and talking animals. Although it was published in 1927, it evokes an older world: houses are lit by oil lamps, and travel is by horse, carriage – or broomstick.