Little Sloaney: Exquisitely bound books from The Folio Society

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If you are searching for a special Christmas gift for a little one this festive season, The Folio Society publishes some exquisitely bound books. Many of the titles contain newly commissioned illustrations and specially sourced photography, which helps to bring the stories to life.

Among some of the classic tales that are available include The Jungle Book, The Hundred and One Dalmations and Winnie-the-Pooh.

Meanwhile, Philip Pullman’s The Secret Commonwealth, which is illustrated by Peter Bailey, is part of Folio’s Christmas collection. The luxury edition is designed to be enjoyed by the whole family. The story is set twenty years or so after the events of La Belle Sauvage and ten years after the conclusion of the His Dark Materials trilogy.

With Peter Bailey’s 11 full-page colour illustrations, the Folio edition seamlessly blends art and literature and allows the reader – and those listening – to visualise the now-adult world of Lyra and Malcolm. The dramatic binding design is also Bailey’s creation; a scene of foreboding that is blocked in metallic silver.

Discover more here: The Folio Society

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