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  1. The Silmarillion

    The Silmarillion

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Illustrated by Francis Mosley

    £49.95

    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.

  2. The Princess Bride

    The Princess Bride

    William Goldman

    Illustrated by Mark Thomas

    £44.95

    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.

  3. The Nursery Rhyme Book

    The Nursery Rhyme Book

    Andrew Lang

    Illustrated by Debra McFarlane and L. Leslie Brooke

    £49.95

    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.

  4. The Lord of the Rings

    The Lord of the Rings

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Illustrated by Eric Fraser and Ingahild Grathmer

    £130.00

    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.

  5. Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    William Golding

    Illustrated by Sam Weber

    £34.95

    One of the most influential novels of the 20th century, it is both a gripping thriller and an ingenious parable about the nature of civilisation.

  6. The King Must Die

    The King Must Die

    Mary Renault

    Illustrated by Geoff Grandfield

    £39.95

    Renault’s acclaimed novel, published in series with The Alexander Trilogy and introduced by the classical historian Robin Lane Fox.

  7. The Jungle Book

    The Jungle Book

    Rudyard Kipling

    Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold and Maurice Detmold

    £29.95

    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.

  8. Just So Stories

    Just So Stories

    Rudyard Kipling

    Illustrated by the author

    £29.95

    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.

  9. Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales

    Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales

    Hans Christian Andersen

    Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson

    £49.95

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

  10. Limited Edition
    Hansel and Gretel and Other Stories

    Hansel and Gretel and Other Stories

    Brothers Grimm

    Illustrated by Kay Nielsen

    £260.00

    A Golden Age gift book in facsimile for the first time. Kay Nielsen’s rarest work with his virtuoso blend of folk-tale drawing and Art Deco stylisation illustrating 22 of the best-loved tales by the Brothers Grimm

  11. Grimm’s Fairy Tales

    Grimm’s Fairy Tales

    Brothers Grimm

    Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

    £49.95

    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’.

  12. 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.

  13. The Arabian Nights

    The Arabian Nights

    Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold

    £49.95

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

  14. Anne of Avonlea

    Anne of Avonlea

    L. M. Montgomery

    Illustrated by Anna C. Leplar

    £29.95

    Produced in series with Anne of Green Gables, this book sees L. M. Montgomery’s celebrated heroine growing into adulthood. Anne Shirley becomes a teacher and helps to raise young twins, but she remains the impulsive, imaginative heroine beloved by readers the world over.

  15. The Hobbit

    The Hobbit

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Illustrated by Eric Fraser

    £44.95

    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.

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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.