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Five on a treasure island

Five on a treasure island

Blyton, Enid

This is the very first Famous Five adventure, featuring Julian, Dick, Anne, not forgetting tomboy George and her beloved dog, Timmy. 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!

Paperback, Book. English. Adventure. Children's stories. Fiction 9+. Classics. Adventure stories.
70th anniversary ed.
Published London: Hodder Children's, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Enid Blyton
ISBN: 1444908650, 9781444908657
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 184 p. ; 18 cm.
Series: The Famous Five ; 1
Subject: Famous Five (Fictitious characters) Juvenile fiction.
Series Title: Famous Five ; 1.


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
The Big Issue||This book is so exciting you'll want to play detective yourself
The Week Junior||As the first set of 'grown-up' books I ever discovered I could read on my own, the Famous Five have a very special place in my heart. I still remember running through to my parents' room to tell them I could read well enough to go adventuring with the Five without their help. And with 21 books in the series, I had plenty of escapades to look forward to!
The List (Glasgow & Edinburgh)||I loved so much of Enid Blyton ... the Famous Five were my favourites of all, so much so that I demanded to be called George for most of my early childhood
East Anglian Daily Times||Pacey and passionate, this truly exceptional book tells a tale that truly needs to be heard
Lovereading4kids||"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.
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