Beautiful Children's Books

Links below to the illustrated bibliographies of stunning fairy tale collections, fascinating folk lore, and beautiful children’s book series.

The Folio Society’s fantastic Fairy Book collection. Clothbound, with stunning original illustrations by contemporary artists. Click through to view… 

The original rainbow fairy book set, with its glorious decorative bindings. Also includes a complete list of all the tales in each book. Click through to view…

Folio Society’s collection of facsimiles children’s books by the best illustrators of the Golden Age of Illustration. Click through to view… 

A collector’s guide and complete illustrated bibliography of the illustration work by the wonderful Grahame Johnstone twins. Also includes a small gallery of their paintings, and a sampling of their work in the Finding Out magazine. Click through to view…

A collector’s guide and complete illustrated bibliography of the American children’s classics series the Junior Deluxe Editions. Features some fabulous artists from the 1950s. Click through to view… 

A collector’s guide and complete illustrated bibliography of the works of the incredible illustrator Errol Le Cain. Click through to view…

V&A Penguin Children's Classics

A cheap and cheerful series of children’s classics with lovely illustrated covers.

[coming soon]

Ruth Manning Sanders & Robin Jacques

The complete illustrated bibliography of works by wonderful fairy tale teller Ruth Manning Sanders, including her brilliant fairy tale and folklore series ‘A book of…’ illustrated by Robin Jacques.

[coming soon]