Pauline, Petrova and Posy are three orphans struggling to make their way in this 'fairy story with both feet firmly on the ground'. Beloved by generations of children, this book remains a delightful and inspirational tale.
Featuring the adventures of five children – Edward, Selina, Harold, Charlotte and an unnamed narrator – Kenneth Grahame’s Dream Days was a critical and popular success. A century on, it is clear that this collection of humorous, lyrical and delicately evocative tales had a profound influence on children’s literature.
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.
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.
For generations, children have thrilled to the adventures of the wooden puppet whose nose grows when he tells a lie. This Folio edition features a series of truly beautiful integrated and full-page illustrations by award-winning children’s illustrator Grahame Baker-Smith.
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
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.
In 1900, a former travelling salesman published a book about a girl from Kansas and her adventures in a strange land. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz soon became one of the best-loved children’s stories of all time. Now this classic fable is published in a beautiful Folio edition with 25 illustrations, including full-page images and double-page spreads, bringing Dorothy and her companions to life for a new generation.