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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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’.

  5. 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’.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Anne of Avonlea

    Anne of Avonlea

    L. M. Montgomery

    Illustrated by Anna C. Leplar

    Was £29.95 Now £22.45

    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.

  9. 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.

  10. The Fables of Aesop

    The Fables of Aesop

    Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold

    £44.95

    Now in its twelfth Folio Society printing, The Fables of Aesop includes all of the storyteller’s best-loved tales, exquisitely illustrated by the great Victorian illustrator Edward J. Detmold.

  11. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    L. Frank Baum

    Illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

    £42.95

    In 1900, a former travelling salesman published a book about a girl from Kansas and her adventures in a strange land. It soon became one of the best-loved children’s stories of all time, with generations of children growing up with Dorothy, the Wicked Witch of the West and, of course, Toto.

  12. The Little White Horse

    The Little White Horse

    Elizabeth Goudge

    Illustrated by Debra McFarlane

    £37.95

    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.

  13. 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.

  14. The Call of the Wild

    The Call of the Wild

    Jack London

    Illustrated by Abigail Rorer

    £24.95

    Set during the Alaskan gold rush of 1897, Jack London’s classic adventure story inspired Kerouac and Orwell. In this Folio edition, Abigail Rorer’s drawings depict the fierce beauty of the frozen Yukon. David Vann introduces.

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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.