Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton’s most popular series.
In book fourteen, George is not pleased when Berta, a spoilt American girl, turns up at Kirrin Cottage in the dead of night. But George hasn’t got time to be jealous, Berta is in hiding from kidnappers.
The Famous Five are the only ones who can protect her – but will they take on dangerous criminals to help out a stranger?
This 70th anniversary edition features the text from the Classic edition. Its cover has been illustrated by Sara Ogilvie, 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).