Author(s): Enid Blyton
Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series. In their third adventure, the Famous Five discover that someone has 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...This 70th anniversary edition features the text from the Classic edition. Its cover has been illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark, 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).
Celebrate 70 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.
Despite stiff competition from Five go to Smuggler's Top, this one has always been my favourite -- Alison Flood theguardian.com
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.