The Princess and The Goblin

The Princess and The Goblin

By: George MacDonald
Published by: Strahan & Co
Publication Date: 1872
List: Not to Miss Read Alouds for Children Ages 7-9

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Description

This classic fantasy novel has delighted generations of children and adults since its first publication in England more than a century ago. Considered one of the landmarks of children's literature, this exciting story explores the timeless values of truth, loyalty, and trust for which George MacDonald's work has long been admired.

Today's young readers, like their parents and grandparents before them, will love this tale of the brave princess, Irene, her wondrous great grandmother, and her loyal friend, Curdie, as they struggle against the wicked goblins. Their stirring adventures are brought to life in ten glorious, full-color paintings by one of America's foremost illustrators, Jessie Willcox Smith.

A facsimile of the rare 1920 edition, this is truly a book to treasure.

From the dust jacket of the Books of Wonder edition

Sequel

The Princess and Curdie

The Princess and Curdie
By: George MacDonald
Illustrated by: James Allen
Published in 1883 by Chatto & Windus (UK)


Reprints

The Princess and the Goblin Reprint

The Princess and the Goblin        
Reprinted in 2019 by Living Book Press
Available formats: Paperback
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This edition is presented complete and unabridged in a large easy to read font, with all the original delightful illustrations.


The Princess and the Goblin Reprint

The Princess and the Goblin        
Reprinted in 2009 by Yesterday's Classics
Reprint illustrated by Arthur Hughes, Maria L. Kirk
Available formats: Paperback
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Unabridged republication of the text originally published by J.B. Lippincott Company in 1907 with black and white illustrations.


The Princess and the Goblin Reprint

The Princess and the Goblin        
Reprinted in 1985 by Grosset & Dunlap
Reprint illustrated by Joseph A. Smith
Available formats: Hardcover
Series: Illustrated Junior Library (Pictorial Covers) Members Only
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The Princess and The Goblin Reprint

The Princess and The Goblin        
Reprinted in 1986 by Books of Wonder
Reprint illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith
Available formats: Hardcover
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This edition is out of print.



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