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The tale is about a fir tree so anxious to grow up, so anxious for greater things, that he cannot appreciate living in the moment. The tale was first published 21 December 1844 with "The Snow Queen" in Copenhagen, Denmar...
The author/artist has embellished this folktale of the princess who sleeps under an evil spell for 100 years with some details of his own.
Author: Mercer Mayer
J.R.R. Tolkien's THE HOBBIT is an epic tale of magical adventure that has captivated children and adults for more than sixty years. Its success comes from its combination of flawless storytelling and enchanting writing, ...
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Anyone who is a fan of modern fantasy, or even of not-so-modern fantasy, would do well to look into reading some of Lord Dunsany's work. I have seen him compared to Terry Pratchett, and while he doesn't go in for quite t...
Author: Lord Dunsany
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or w...
Author: Lewis Carroll
NARNIA...the land beyond the wardrobe, the secret country known only to Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy...the place where the adventure begins.
Author: C.S. Lewis
A preeminent medievalist presents a wonderful catalog of real and fanciful beasts, including
Author: T.H. White
Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked to the magical land of Oz where they meet the Tin Woodsman, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion. Mike Cavallaro transforms L. Frank Baum's world of Oz into a manga-influenced graph...
Author: Mike Cavallaro
No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of A Midsummer Night's Dream on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right.Each No Fear Shakespeare contains
Author: SparkNotes
"This wondrous tale is brilliantly matched by Lynch's elegant yet accessible watercolors. . . .The best edition now available. Bravo!" KIRKUS REVIEWS (pointered review)A beloved Norwegian folktal...
Ruth Sanderson retells and illustrates the classic Brother Grimm tale with lavish full-color oil paintings.
Author: Ruth Sanderson
No one knows when he came to the farm, no one has ever seen him, but everyone knows it is the troll Tomten who walks about the lonely old farmhouse on a winter's night, talking to all the animals and reminding them of th...
Author: Astrid Lindgren
The premise of the book is that everyone who's ever died (up to the time of its publication) has gone to Styx, the river that circles the underworld. The book begins with the ferryman Charon being startled & annoyed ...
Cover Artist: Harry WillockMatthew, they thought, was just going through a phase of talking to himself. And, like many parents, they waited for him to get over it, but it started to get worse. Mathew's conversati...
Author: John Wyndham
Inside this ultimate visual companion to the making of the second film in C. S. Lewis's beloved Narnia series, discover lavish photos and behind the scenes stories that give you a front-row seat of how movie magic is...
Author: Ernie Malik
Illustrated poems depict the fairies who live among the plants of autumn.
"There once lived a very rich king called Midas who believed that nothing was more precious than gold."So begins this imaginative and breathtaking retelling of the myth of the man with the golden touch. When a myster...
A new translation offers thirteen satirical and fantastic stories of downtrodden characters who are set upon by the powers that be.
Author: Nikolai Gogol