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1: Five On A Treasure Island

By Enid Blyton

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series.

Meet Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timothy. Together they are THE FAMOUS FIVE - Enid Blyton's most popular adventure series.

'There was something else out on the sea by the rocks - something dark that seemed to lurch out of the waves . . . What could it be?'

Julian, Dick and Anne are spending the holidays with their tomboy cousin George and her dog, Timothy. One day, George takes them to explore nearby Kirrin Island, with its rocky little coast and old ruined castle on the top.

Over on the island, they make a thrilling discovery, which leads them deep into the dungeons of Kirrin Castle on a dangerous adventure. Who - and what - will they find there?

This edition features the text from the Classic edition and contains the original cover art and inside drawings by Eileen Soper.

Biographical Notes

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.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444937763
  • Publication date: 03 Nov 2016
  • Page count: 192
  • Imprint: 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