Myths & Fairytales

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  1. House of Many Ways

    House of Many Ways

    Diana Wynne Jones

    Illustrated by Marie-Alice Harel

    $79.95

    Folio’s beautiful edition of House of Many Ways brings another dose of magic and mayhem from the world of Howl’s Moving Castle. The final volume in Diana Wynne Jones’s trilogy is illustrated by Marie-Alice Harel.

  2. Kafka on the Shore

    Kafka on the Shore

    Haruki Murakami

    Illustrated by Daniel Liévano

    $175.00

    Newly introduced by Haruki Murakami, this outstanding Folio Society collector’s edition of Kafka on the Shore features the enigmatic and fantastical artwork of illustrator Daniel Liévano.

  3. Mythical Beasts

    Mythical Beasts

    Edited by John Cherry

    Illustrated by Neil Packer

    $115.00

    A fascinating history of the creatures that populate myths and folklore, John Cherry’s Mythical Beasts is beautifully reimagined as a Folio edition illustrated with archive images and Neil Packer’s striking new motifs and binding design.

  4. Castle in the Air

    Castle in the Air

    Diana Wynne Jones

    Illustrated by Marie-Alice Harel

    $79.95

    Abdullah dreams of adventure, but dreams can be big trouble in Castle in the Air, Diana Wynne Jones’s delightful sequel to Howl’s Moving Castle. This Folio edition is illustrated by Marie-Alice Harel.

  5. Tales of Ancient Egypt

    Tales of Ancient Egypt

    Roger Lancelyn Green

    Illustrated by Romy Blümel

    $99.95

    Roger Lancelyn Green’s incredible stories and Romy Blümel’s arresting illustrations come together in this new edition of Tales of Ancient Egypt, published in series with Tales of the Greek Heroes.

  6. Italian Folktales

    Italian Folktales

    Italo Calvino

    Illustrated by Gérard DuBois

    $295.00

    Fantastical monsters, daredevil youths and evil witches bound across every page of this beautiful new Folio edition of Calvino’s comprehensive collection.

  7. Anansi Boys

    Anansi Boys

    Neil Gaiman

    Illustrated by Francis Vallejo

    $175.00

    Neil Gaiman’s raucous comedy Anansi Boys bursts into the spotlight in an extraordinary Folio collector’s edition, filled with vibrant images by artist Francis Vallejo and introduced by Afrofuturist Nalo Hopkinson.

  8. Tales of the Greek Heroes

    Tales of the Greek Heroes

    Roger Lancelyn Green

    Illustrated by Romy Blümel

    $99.95

    Stephen Fry introduces the new Folio Society edition of Tales of the Greek Heroes, with Roger Lancelyn Green’s epic quests vividly illustrated by Romy Blümel.

  9. The Alchemist

    The Alchemist

    Paulo Coelho

    Illustrated by Jesús Cisneros

    $117.00

    Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist has touched the lives of millions of people. In this spectacular first Folio Society edition, Jesús Cisneros’s stunning illustrations work in perfect harmony with the narrative.

  10. Bestsellers
    How to See Fairies

    How to See Fairies

    Charles van Sandwyk

    Illustrated by Charles van Sandwyk

    $99.95

    The inhabitants of the fairy realm are beautifully imagined in Charles van Sandwyk’s tales; exquisitely illustrated and brought together as a collection for the first time by The Folio Society.

  11. The Princess Bride

    The Princess Bride

    William Goldman

    Illustrated by Mark Thomas

    $99.95

    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.

  12. The Nursery Rhyme Book

    The Nursery Rhyme Book

    Andrew Lang

    Illustrated by Debra McFarlane and L. Leslie Brooke

    $99.95

    A lively collection of nursery rhymes, both familiar and little known, collected by Andrew Lang, the acclaimed folklorist and editor of the Rainbow Fairy Books.

  13. Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales

    Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales

    Hans Christian Andersen

    Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson

    $120.00

    Hans Christian Andersen’s 17 most famous tales, including ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘The Snow Queen’ and ‘The Ugly Duckling’.

  14. Grimm’s Fairy Tales

    Grimm’s Fairy Tales

    Brothers Grimm

    Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

    $120.00

    This Folio edition, a facsimile of the British edition of 1909, contains 60 of The Brothers Grimm’s most famous tales, including ‘Snow White’, ‘Hansel and Gretel’ and ‘Red Riding Hood’.

  15. The Blue Fairy Book

    The Blue Fairy Book

    Andrew Lang

    Illustrated by Charles van Sandwyk

    $130.00

    A wonderful collection of fairy stories selected by Andrew Lang at the end of the 19th century and fully illustrated by Charles van Sandwyk for this Folio edition.

  16. The Arabian Nights

    The Arabian Nights

    Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold

    $99.95

    The best-loved tales from The Arabian Nights are beautifully illustrated with Edward J. Detmold’s original watercolours in this stunning Folio edition.

  17. American Gods

    American Gods

    Neil Gaiman

    Illustrated by Dave McKean

    $175.00

    With illustrations by celebrated artist Dave McKean, this is the ultimate collector’s edition of a modern fantasy classic.

  18. The Odyssey

    The Odyssey

    Homer

    Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith

    $120.00

    The greatest quest ever written is published as a stunning Folio edition that pairs Robert Fagles’s renowned translation with the illustrations of Grahame Baker-Smith.

Wise wizards, beautiful princesses and vengeful gods fill the exciting pages of The Folio Society’s fairytales and mythology selection. Explore the legends and myths of the ancient world, get reacquainted with classic fairytales, or enjoy modern retellings of your favourite stories in these beautifully illustrated collector’s editions.