Press Release

The best of classic English literature available in new Wordsworth Editions box sets

WARE, HERTFORDSHIRE, AUGUST 20TH 2015: Book publisher Wordsworth Editions has released two new box sets, containing some of the best classic works of English literature ever written.

The perfect gift for any book-lover, The Ultimate Classic Collection and The Ultimate Children's Classic Collection contain eight titles each.

They are beautifully packaged in a ridged, matt-laminated slipcase with metallic detailing, complete with strikingly attractive, bespoke artwork.

The Ultimate Classic Collection includes The Picture of Dorian Gray, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Pride and Prejudice, Withering Heights, Great Expectations, The Great Gatsby, Frankenstein and Dracula.

Meanwhile, The Ultimate Children’s Classic Collection includes Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Wind in the Willows, The Little Prince, Treasure Island, Black Beauty, The Jungle Book, The Secret Garden and Peter Pan.

Helen Trayler Ranson, Managing Director at Wordsworth Editions, said: “Wordsworth Editions has long been associated with low-priced literature, offering our Classics range of paperbacks at just £1.99, and our Library Collection of stylish hardback volumes at just £11.99. We’re delighted to be adding to our portfolio with these new box-sets which will make ideal gifts, particularly as we head towards the Festive season.”

Both The Ultimate Classic Collection and The Ultimate Children's Classic Collection will be available from mid-September for £19.99 via Waterstones, Amazon and all leading book sellers.

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About Wordsworth Editions
Wordsworth Editions is a successful, family-run business based in Hertfordshire. It shook up the book publishing world in the early 1990s, when the launched its range of paperback Classics, priced at just £1 each. Today Wordsworth Editions remains a leader in the sector it created, expanding its portfolio to cover Children’s Classics, World Literature, Poetry and Mystery & Supernatural titles. 

Press Contacts
Mimram Media: Lisa Carter
Tel: 07970 164201 

Wordsworth Editions: Derek Wright
Tel: 01920 465167