Celebrate 50 years of the Famous Five with Helen Oxenbury's new cover art for the classic edition of book two in the best-loved series.
Helen Oxenbury joins Quentin Blake, Oliver Jeffers, Chris Riddell and Emma Chichester Clark, who have have all reimagined Blyton's best-loved characters for today's readers.
These anniversary editions of the classic texts of Enid Blyton's most beloved series benefit the House of Illustration, the world's first dedicated home for the art of illustration.
There's a thief at Kirrin Cottage! The Famous Five think they know who it is, but they need to prove it! Where can they find evidence The discovery of an old map and very unusual hiding place is all they need to get to the bottom of this mystery and uncover the true culprit!
About the Author
Enid Blyton died in 1968 but remains one of the best-known and best-loved writers of children's stories. She is consistently voted a children's favourite in author polls. She has over 600 children's books to her credit, including the Famous Five series, the Secret Seven series, the Naughtiest Girl series - all Hodder - and the Malory Towers and St Clare's series, both available from Hodder on audio.
Really exciting. -- The Guardian 20130320
Series: Famous Five 70th Anniversary
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 3rd May 2012
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.19