Myths & Fairytales

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  1. Limited Edition
    The King of Elfland’s Daughter

    The King of Elfland’s Daughter

    Lord Dunsany

    Illustrated by Julie Dillon

    CA$700.00

    Folio’s fabulous centenary edition of The King of Elfland’s Daughter, a founding text of the fantasy genre by Lord Dunsany, features an introduction by Erin Morgenstern, a foreword by Neil Gaiman and original artwork by Julie Dillon. Limited to 500 numbered copies, this first ever fully illustrated edition has been signed by both the introducer and the illustrator.

  2. Monkey

    Monkey

    Wu Ch’eng-en

    Illustrated by Mu Pan

    CA$135.00

    One of the Four Great Chinese novels, and a worldwide cultural phenomenon, Monkey is reimagined as a Folio edition with exquisite artwork by Mu Pan, including a foldout map, and a new introduction by Frances Wood.

  3. Grimm’s Fairy Tales

    Grimm’s Fairy Tales

    Brothers Grimm

    Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

    CA$105.00

    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’.

  4. Limited Edition
    Beowulf (Limited Edition)

    Beowulf (Limited Edition)

    Illustrated by Clive Hicks-Jenkins

    CA$1,120.00

    Seamus Heaney’s deeply felt interpretation, widely acknowledged as the greatest Beowulf translation of modern times, is presented in parallel with the Old English verse in this fabulous Folio edition. Featuring extraordinary illustrations by Clive Hicks-Jenkins and an exclusive introduction by Janina Ramirez, each of the 750 numbered copies has been signed by both contributors.

  5. The Neverending Story

    The Neverending Story

    Michael Ende

    Illustrated by Marie-Alice Harel

    CA$150.00

    To mark Folio’s 75th anniversary, Michael Ende’s The Neverending Story is published as a magical new edition, beautifully illustrated by award-winning artist Marie-Alice Harel and bursting with exquisite design details.

  6. House of Many Ways

    House of Many Ways

    Diana Wynne Jones

    Illustrated by Marie-Alice Harel

    CA$80.00

    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.

  7. Editors Choice
    Kafka on the Shore

    Kafka on the Shore

    Haruki Murakami

    Illustrated by Daniel Liévano

    CA$155.00

    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.

  8. Editors Choice
    Mythical Beasts

    Mythical Beasts

    Edited by John Cherry

    Illustrated by Neil Packer

    CA$100.00

    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.

  9. Castle in the Air

    Castle in the Air

    Diana Wynne Jones

    Illustrated by Marie-Alice Harel

    CA$80.00

    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.

  10. Anansi Boys

    Anansi Boys

    Neil Gaiman

    Illustrated by Francis Vallejo

    CA$160.00

    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.

  11. How to See Fairies

    How to See Fairies

    Charles van Sandwyk

    Illustrated by Charles van Sandwyk

    CA$90.00

    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.

  12. The Princess Bride

    The Princess Bride

    William Goldman

    Illustrated by Mark Thomas

    CA$90.00

    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.

  13. The Nursery Rhyme Book

    The Nursery Rhyme Book

    Andrew Lang

    Illustrated by Debra McFarlane and L. Leslie Brooke

    CA$105.00

    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.

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.