Collectible hardcover editions of six beloved Christmas books, beautifully designed—with foil-stamped jackets, decorative endpapers, and nameplates for personalisation – and printed in a small trim size that makes them perfect stocking stuffers
Zany and mischievous, and drawing inspiration from the folk tales of Gogol's far-flung village in Ukraine, The Night Before Christmas is the basis for many movie and opera adaptations, and is still read aloud to children on Christmas Eve in Ukraine and Russia.
Written in 1816 by one of the leaders of German Romanticism for his children, nephews, and nieces, The Nutcracker captures better than any other story a child's wonder at Christmas.
Later adapted into multiple animated films, and published here with the original illustrations from the first edition, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus evinces the charm, warmth, and fantasy that made L. Frank Baum's Oz stories American classics.
Four books chosen by authors Penelope Lively and Kamila Shamsie to mark the centenary of the first British women receiving the right to vote.
Books that have changed the history of thought, in sumptuous, clothbound hardbacks.
The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers
The covers, designed by Tom Etherington of Penguin Press, feature the works of abstract expressionist painter Franz Kline.
A special set of 10 hardcover classics, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith, that innovatively use foil and a special new binding material to create a highly collectible set.