Featuring giants, duels, man-eating swamp rats and, of course, true love, Goldman's funny and poignant lampoon of the fairy-tale tradition has inadvertently become a classic of the genre.
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.
The Folio edition of Stig of the Dump, Clive King’s beloved children’s tale of friendship and time travel. Newly introduced by the award-winning author David Almond, with Edward Ardizzone’s inimitable illustrations from the first edition.
The glorious adventures of Toad, Mole, Ratty and Badger have enchanted children and their parents for over a century. A glorious edition of the children's classic, with enchanting illustrations by Charles van Sandwyk.
In 1900, a former travelling salesman published a book about a girl from Kansas and her adventures in a strange land. It soon became one of the best-loved children’s stories of all time with generations of children growing up with Dorothy, the Wicked Witch of the West and of course Toto