Five On A Treasure Island
By Enid Blyton
New and contemporary cover treatment with carefully edited, timeless, text brings The Famous Five right into the 21st Century, and to a whole new generation of readers!
Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series.
In their first adventure, the Famous Five find a shipwreck off Kirrin Island. But where is the treasure? The Famous Five are on the trail, looking for clues, but they're not alone. Someone else has got the same idea!
Time is running out for the Famous Five - who will follow the clues and get to the treasure first?
The text in this edition has been sensitively edited for today's reader and is unillustrated.
Enid Blyton was born in East Dulwich, South London, in 1897. She wrote over six hundred books in her lifetime, including many of the 20th century's most popular children's series. Some of her best-known works include the Famous Five, the Secret Seven, Malory Towers, The Magic Faraway Tree, The Wishing Chair and Noddy. Enid Blyton died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers and is consistently voted a children's favourite in reader polls.
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02 Dec 2010
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Hodder Children's Books
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
This book is so exciting you'll want to play detective yourself — The Week Junior
As the first set of 'grown-up' books I ever discovered I could read on my own, the Famous Five have a very special place in my heart. I still remember running through to my parents' room to tell them I could read well enough to go adventuring with the Five without their help. And with 21 books in the series, I had plenty of escapades to look forward to! — The List (Glasgow & Edinburgh)