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  1. Sophie’s World

    Sophie’s World

    Jostein Gaarder

    Illustrated by Sandra Rilova

    £60.00

    Mysticism, mystery and philosophical wonder leap off every page of Sophie’s World, a book that has moved the consciousness of millions, and now presented in a stunning new Folio edition.

  2. His Dark Materials

    His Dark Materials

    Philip Pullman

    Illustrated by Peter Bailey

    £175.00

    A magnificent Folio Society edition of a worldwide phenomenon. The award-winning trilogy His Dark Materials in a stunning fully illustrated hardback edition.

  3. Tales of the Greek Heroes

    Tales of the Greek Heroes

    Roger Lancelyn Green

    Illustrated by Romy Blümel

    £60.00

    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.

  4. Black Beauty

    Black Beauty

    Anna Sewell

    Illustrated by Annette Hamley-Jenkins

    £47.95

    One of the best-selling and most widely read books of all time, in this new Folio Society edition Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty is introduced by Michael Morpurgo and embellished with nostalgic illustrations.

  5. The Left Hand of Darkness

    The Left Hand of Darkness

    Ursula K. Le Guin

    Illustrated by David Lupton

    £49.95

    The first illustrated edition of Ursula K. Le Guin’s masterpiece, The Left Hand of Darkness. The Folio Society edition also includes an introduction by Becky Chambers and exquisite illustrations by David Lupton.

  6. How to See Fairies

    How to See Fairies

    Charles van Sandwyk

    Illustrated by Charles van Sandwyk

    £49.95

    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.

  7. Editors Choice
    The Wind in the Willows

    The Wind in the Willows

    Kenneth Grahame

    Illustrated by Charles van Sandwyk

    £65.00

    The timeless adventures of Toad, Mole, Ratty and Badger have enchanted children and their parents for more than a century. This is a glorious edition of a children’s classic, with enchanting illustrations by Charles van Sandwyk.

  8. The Silmarillion

    The Silmarillion

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Illustrated by Francis Mosley

    £60.00

    Before The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit came The Silmarillion – a rich tapestry of tales and legends which tells the story of Middle-earth.

  9. The Princess Bride

    The Princess Bride

    William Goldman

    Illustrated by Mark Thomas

    £49.95

    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.

  10. Little Women

    Little Women

    Louisa May Alcott

    Illustrated by Rebecca Green

    £49.95

    Illustrated by Rebecca Green and introduced by Jane Gardam, this gorgeous Folio Society edition of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women celebrates its status as a timeless classic, an early feminist novel and a wonderfully engaging read.

  11. The Lord of the Rings

    The Lord of the Rings

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Illustrated by Eric Fraser and Ingahild Grathmer

    £155.00

    Successive generations have been spellbound by the exploits of Frodo, Gandalf and their comrades as they journey towards Mordor to do battle with the Dark Lord Sauron.

  12. Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    William Golding

    Illustrated by Sam Weber

    £44.95

    One of the most influential novels of the 20th century, William Golding’s Lord of the Flies is presented as a unique Folio Society edition, illustrated by Sam Weber and introduced by Ian McEwan.

  13. The Jungle Book

    The Jungle Book

    Rudyard Kipling

    Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold and Maurice Detmold

    £42.95

    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.

  14. Just So Stories

    Just So Stories

    Rudyard Kipling

    Illustrated by the author

    £42.95

    Originally told as bedtime stories for Kipling’s daughter Josephine, Just So Stories remains a classic of children’s literature. Simply and beautifully written, with an entirely believable, far from cosy vision of the joy, wonder and dangers of the natural world.

  15. The Arabian Nights

    The Arabian Nights

    Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold

    £65.00

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

  16. The Hobbit

    The Hobbit

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Illustrated by Eric Fraser

    £49.95

    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.

  17. Limited Edition
    The Lord of the Rings (Limited Edition)

    The Lord of the Rings (Limited Edition)

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Illustrated by Alan Lee

    £1,000.00

    A story as epic as The Lord of the Rings deserves an edition to match. Featuring stunning new work by Alan Lee alongside all of his original illustrations, and strictly limited to just 1,000 sets each numbered and signed by the artist, this is the finest version of Tolkien’s beloved masterpiece.

  18. Tales of Ancient Egypt

    Tales of Ancient Egypt

    Roger Lancelyn Green

    Illustrated by Romy Blümel

    £60.00

    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.

  19. The House at Pooh Corner

    The House at Pooh Corner

    A. A. Milne

    Illustrated by E. H. Shepard

    £49.95

    This charming Folio edition of A. A. Milne’s classic children’s book The House at Pooh Corner features the unrivalled original illustrations by E. H. Shepard, in glorious colour.

  20. The Blue Fairy Book

    The Blue Fairy Book

    Andrew Lang

    Illustrated by Charles van Sandwyk

    £59.95

    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.

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Traditional folk tales from around the world or action-packed adventure stories, the Folio Society publishes a collection of beautiful illustrated childrens books to delight all young readers. Witches, wizards, dragons and princesses abound in our collections of Fairy Tales, whilst our classic children’s books includes editions enjoyed by generations, such as The Wind in the Willows and Pinocchio. 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 of a rare collectable edition.