Cornish Illustrated Story Books

Beautiful illustrated books from Cornwall, featuring stories, poetry and woodcut illustrations by sisters Sarah Thomas and Angela Annesley. These lovely books are A6 in size. They are printed in Cornwall. Most illustrations are available to buy separately in our shop. Perfectly formed small and heartfelt gifts for just £12. All first editions are limited to 140 copies and numbered by hand. 

Wanderlust – now in second editionEarly morning in Spring. The woods are calling. A tale for naughty dogs everywhere. This story features woodcuts of a doggie adventure in the woods with foxes, cats and horses. It is A6 in size and has 24 pages. Delivery is free. Buy Book

The Whispering Wood – now in second editionDeep in the winter woodland the animals are stirring. A fable for those who love all the creatures of the earth. This story features woodcuts of nature at its fiercest and a more gentle path for it to follow. It is A6 in size and has 24 pages. Delivery is free. Buy Book

The Colours of the Sea – now in second editionFrom dawn to dusk the sea shows itself in myriad colours. A tale for hose who love to gaze at the waves. This story features colour woodcuts of all the moods of the sea. It is A6 in size and has 24 pages. Delivery is free. Buy Book

Daughters of the Sea – now in second editionThis book tells the story of Maria, a mermaid who pays a high price for her love, but still leaves an inspirational legacy for the generations of women who follow her. It features woodcuts of mysterious mermaids, windswept beaches and stormy seas. This heartfelt story will touch your heart. This art book is A6 in size and has 24 pages. Delivery is free. Buy Book

Landscape of our Childhood – SOLD OUTA poem that remembers all the vitality and joy of childhood days spent on Cornish beaches – come rain or shine. It features woodcuts and linocuts of the sea and windswept headlands, and all the textures of the beach. It will bring back all your memories of family and children’s adventures on the beach and all the freedoms and joy of being a child in the natural environment. This art book is A6 in size and has 24 pages. Delivery is free.  

Our collaborative art books are printed in Cornwall by Booths of Penryn. Books come in cellophane wrappers to protect them. They make great birthday and wedding gifts.

Illustrated Art Book CommissionsYou can commission a unique art book featuring woodcuts and linocuts, stories or poetry from us. As a collection of memories, a celebration, a birthday gift, a wedding gift or anniversary present. Prices by negotiation.