Orwell's chilling farmyard parody of Soviet Russia is brought vividly to life with illustrations by Quentin Blake.
Ray Bradbury’s classic envisages a dystopian future in which the job of firemen is to seek out books and burn them. In this edition, introduced by Michael Moorcock, Sam Weber’s astonishing illustrations perfectly capture the novel’s haunting atmosphere.
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.
The myths and legends of Ireland are as rich and evocative as any in the world, yet until this book was published in 1904 they were almost unknown to a wider audience. For this beautifully illustrated edition, Booker Prize-shortlisted author Colm Toíbín has written an introduction in which he discusses the key role played by Lady Augusta Gregory in preserving of these tales.
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 first ever Aubrey-Maturin adventure sees Captain Jack Aubrey take charge of his first command, HMS Sophie. To read Patrick O’Brian is to experience life at sea in the days of thrill of a skirmish with an Algerian quarter-galley.
The Wind in the Willows is about many things – the changing seasons, the beauty and fragility of nature, the thrill of the open road, and the creeping tide of suburbia – but it is the glorious adventures of Toad, Mole, Ratty and Badger that 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.