Author(s): Enid Blyton
Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timothy. Together they are THE FAMOUS FIVE - Enid Blyton's most popular adventure series. All 21 titles also available as audiobooks!
When the Famous Five discover a mysterious trunk during a camping trip to Kirrin Island they suspect smugglers. But then they hear a child's scream in the middle of the night! Who else is on the island - and why?
This edition features the original cover art and inside illustrations by Eileen Soper
The prize must go to the adventures of George and co. Listed as one of the 100 Best Children's Books Ever (Novels) The Daily Telegraph One of the 50 books every child should read by Age 16 essexbaby.co.uk Famous Five books are essential for all children's bookshelves MADEFORMUMS.COM I thought this series was wonderful. It struck me as a great injustice that they were having adventures and I wasn't -- Alexander McCall Smith The Sunday Telegraph Dangerous criminals are no match for children and a dog. Adults are useless Country Life Always popular, always a favourite. And ALWAYS full of adventure -- Dan Smith The Big Issue
Enid Blyton's books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into other languages more often than any other children's author. She wrote over 600 books and hundreds of short stories, including favourites such as The Famous Five,The Secret Seven, The Magic Faraway Tree, Malory Towers and Noddy. Born in London in 1897, Enid lived much of her life in Buckinghamshire and adored dogs, gardening and the countryside. She died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers.