Celebrate 50 years of the Famous Five with Quentin Blake and friends with new covers on classic editions of the bestselling books.
To celebrate 50 years of the Famous Five, Quentin Blake has created brand-new cover artwork for the original book in the series - and is joined by Helen Oxenbury, Oliver Jeffers, Chris Riddell and Emma Chichester Clark, who have reimagined the Five on the next four titles.
These anniversary editions of the classic text 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 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 get to the treasure first.
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.
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 "The book is amazing and I can't wait to read the next one." 10/10 William King Parent Talk Her captivating stories enticed generations of youngsters to enjoy reading and books. Sally Jenkins wordpress Sure to be enjoyed by young readers discovering Blyton for the first time, as well as existing fans. booktrust They don't look a day over 12, yet The Famous Five are 70 this year - and their adventures are devoured every bit as enthusiastically by today's children. Sunday Express These ever-popular children's classics are still read and loved by today's would-be adventurers. Springboard Stories Issue 2
Series: Famous Five
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 3rd May 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 1