Alan Garner was born in Cheshire on 17th October 1934, and his childhood was spent in Alderley Edge, where his family has lived for more than four hundred years. He was awarded the OBE in 2001, for his services to literature.
Part folklore, part adventure and part fantasy, Alan Garner's "Elidor" is a modern children's classic. When Roland opens... More
The Weirdstone of Brisingamen is one of the greatest fantasy novels of all time.
When Colin and Susan are purs... More
The definitive collection of traditional British folk tales, selected and retold by the renowned Alan Garner.
Magic beans. Sow them. Plant them. Watch children grow.
'If you are a dreamer, come in. If you are a dreamer, a wisher,... More
Enthralling sequel to The Weirdstone of Brisingamen.
It is the Eve of Gomrath - the night of the year wh... More
Stunning new CollinsVoyager edition of Alan Garner's collection of folklore.
Boggarts and gowks, fools a... More
A classic work of rural magic realism from one of Britain's greatest children's novelists.
Through four ... More
Three best-loved contemporary classics for boys: `Elidor', `The Sword in the Stone' and `The Phantom Tollbooth' in a g... More
In The Lobster's Birthday and Other Stories, discover what happens when you wake up thirsty in the middle of the night. ... More
A disturbing exploration of the inevitability of life.
Under Orion's stars, bluesilver visions torment T... More
This interesting, fantasy book is about Colin and Susan who go and visit Alderley Edge. Here they are thrust into a world of magic and monsters. They...
Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Essential Modern Classics
Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers
Complete Classics S.
Books by Alan Garner