Five go Adventuring Again

Five go Adventuring Again

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Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series. In their second adventure, the Famous Five find a thief at Kirrin Cottage. They think they know who it is, but need to prove it. Will the discovery of a very old map help uncover the true culprit? This edition features the original cover art and inside illustrations by Eileen more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 126 x 194 x 12mm | 160g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • Hodder Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • B&W Line Illustrations
  • 0340681071
  • 9780340681077
  • 77,643

About Enid Blyton

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 more

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Another dependable mystery adventure with Julian, Dick, Anne, George - and Tim the dog, and as always the chipper tots confound the adults - which may account for the success of these books. The children spend Christmas at Kirrin Cottage, where they first met their cousin Georgina (who insisted on being called George) and had a mighty adventure (Five on a Treasure Island - 1950). This time George with the help of Tim discovers the awful truth about a seemingly genial tutor hom the others like, and when some valuable pages of their uncle's scientific work are stolen the children spring into action. Secret tunnels, Tim's snarl, and a chase do the bad guys in. Again the airy British speech both aids and hinders the action, but withal a cheery business. (Kirkus Reviews)show more

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