Enid Blyton was a childrens writer, known as both Enid Blyton and Mary Pollock. She was one of the most successful children's storytellers of the twentieth century. Her books have been among the world's bestsellers for children since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies. Blyton's books, which cover a broad range of genres from fantasy and mystery stories to nature books, are still enormously popular across the globe, and have been translated into almost 90 languages. She is estimated to have written about 800 books over 40 years, but is best known for her Noddy, The Famous Five and the Secret Seven Series.
Following the high sales of Blyton's early novels such as Adventures of the Wishing Chair (1937) and The Enchanted Wood (1939), she became a phenomenal success in the 1940s and 1950s and skilfully built a literary empire, often producing as many as 40 books a year.
The Famous Five are having a brilliant time - on holiday in horse-drawn caravans - and theyve discovered a ruined castle nearby! The castle looked deserted from a distance - but is that a face at the window? Or is it a trick of the light? The Famous Five just have to find out! Just who is hiding in the castle?These classic editions feature Enid Blyton' unchanged text and Eileen A.
Theres a thief at Kirrin Cottage! The Famous Five think they know who it is but they need to prove it! Where can they find evidence? The discovery of an old map and a very unusual hiding place is all they need to get to the bottom of this mystery and uncover the true culprit!
George and Timmy the dog have disappeared - and somebody has broken into Kirrin Cottage! The Famous Five are sure theres a connection - but how can they solve the mystery when there are only three of them?
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