Celebrate 50 years of the Famous Five with Emma Chichester Clark's new cover art for the classic edition of book three in the best-loved series.
Emma Chichester Clark joins Quentin Blake, Oliver Jeffers, Chris Riddell and Helen Oxenbury, who have all reimagined Blyton's characters for today's readers.
These anniversary editions of the classic texts of Enid Blyton's best-known series benefit the House of Illustration, the world's first dedicated home for the art of illustration.
Who's 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 ...
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.
Despite stiff competition from Five go to Smuggler's Top, this one has always been my favourite -- Alison Flood * theguardian.com *
Series: Famous Five
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st May 2012
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Special edition