• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island: Book 1 - Famous Five (Paperback)
  • Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island: Book 1 - Famous Five (Paperback)

Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island: Book 1 - Famous Five (Paperback)

1 Review Sign in to write a review
£6.99 £5.49
Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 03/05/2012
  • Save £1.50
  • Publisher out of stock

Currently unavailable to order

This product is only available to collect in store.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

Check Marketplace availability

Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series.

In their first adventure, the Famous Five find 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. Someone else has got the same idea!

Time is running out for the Famous Five - who will follow the clues and get to the treasure first?

This 70th anniversary edition features the text from the Classic edition. Its cover has been illustrated by Quentin Blake, 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).

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9781444908657
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 161 g
Dimensions: 196 x 140 x 15 mm

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 * essexbaby.co.uk *
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 -- Alexander McCall Smith * 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 -- Dan Smith * 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. * Springboard Stories Issue 2 *

You may also be interested in...

The Long Haul (Diary of a Wimpy Kid book 9)
Added to basket
Everything's Amazing (Sort Of)
Added to basket
£6.99   £5.49
Mr Stink
Added to basket
£6.99   £5.99
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow
Added to basket
The World's Worst Children
Added to basket
£14.99   £12.99
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Added to basket
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two
Added to basket
Added to basket
£6.99   £5.49
The Five Realms: The Legend of Podkin One-Ear
Added to basket
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Added to basket
Kid Normal
Added to basket
£6.99   £5.99
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid (Book 1)
Added to basket
£6.99   £5.49
Grandpa's Great Escape
Added to basket
£6.99   £5.49
Captain Underpants Three Pant-tastic Novels in One
Added to basket
Excellent Excuses (And Other Good Stuff)
Added to basket


View all

“Blyton at her best!”

If you have never read this you are missing out,

Paperback edition
17th October 2010
Helpful? Upvote 42

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.