Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series.
In their third adventure, the Famous Five discover that someone has been on George's island. And what is locked in the mysterious trunk hidden on Kirrin Island?
The Famous Five think they're on the trail of smugglers - until they hear a child scream...
This 70th anniversary edition features the text from the Classic edition. Its cover has been illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark, but there are no inside illustrations. All anniversary editions, each illustrated by a different artist, benefit the House of Illustration, the world's first dedicated home for the art of illustration (houseofillustration.org.uk).
Despite stiff competition from Five go to Smuggler's Top, this one has always been my favourite — Alison Flood, theguardian.com