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Five on a hike together

Five on a hike together

Blyton, Enid

Why does an escaped convict send a message to Dick in the dead of night? What can the strange message mean? The police refuse to help - so the Famous Five must find out for themselves

Paperback, Book. English. Adventure stories. Classics. Fiction 9+. Children's stories.
Published London: Hodder Children's Books, 2017
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    30131056269605 OLDER READERS Children's fiction Due back 28th November


Statement of responsibility: Enid Blyton
ISBN: 1444935119, 9781444935110
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1951.
Physical Description: 197 pages ; 20 cm.
Series: The Famous Five ; 10
Subject: Famous Five (Fictitious characters) Juvenile fiction.
Series Title: Famous Five ; 10.

Author note

Enid Blyton's books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into other languages more often than any other children's author.

She wrote over 600 books and hundreds of short stories, including favourites such as The Famous Five,The Secret Seven, The Magic Faraway Tree, Malory Towers and Noddy.

Born in London in 1897, Enid lived much of her life in Buckinghamshire and adored dogs, gardening and the countryside. She died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers.


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||Famous Five books are essential for all children's bookshelves
MADEFORMUMS.COM||I thought this series was wonderful. It struck me as a great injustice that they were having adventures and I wasn't
The Sunday Telegraph||Dangerous criminals are no match for children and a dog. Adults are useless
Country Life||Always popular, always a favourite. And ALWAYS full of adventure
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