Enid Blyton's The Famous Five 70th Anniversary Editions
Together with five of the UK's most celebrated illustrators, Hodder Children's Books present beautiful, limited edition covers for The Famous Five, one of the best-loved series of all time.
Five of the biggest names in illustration: Quentin Blake, Helen Oxenbury, Emma Chichester-Clark, Oliver Jeffers and Chris Riddell have designed exquisite new artwork to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the series, and introduce The Famous Five to a whole new generation of readers.
In a world where ginger beer, eggs and cold ham are the staple diet, The Famous Five series features Julian, Dick, Anne, tomboy George and her beloved dog, Timmy - a group of children who have adventures most kids can only dream about.
Available for a strictly limited time only, royalties from every copy sold will also benefit The House of Illustration, the world's first dedicated home for the art of illustration: www.houseofillustration.org.uk
Enid Blyton died in 1968 but remains one of the best-known and best-loved writers of children's stories. She has an extensive publishing portfolio with 800 titles translated into 40 languages. To date, over 500 million copies of Enid Blyton books have been sold, outselling any other children's author. Many films and TV series have been made and continue to be produced. Hachette has acquired all these and other rights in addition to publishing rights.
The hallmark elements that give Enid Blyton's work enduring appeal to children the world over are friendship, teamwork, fantasy and fun. Her most famous brands include the Famous Five, Secret Seven, Naughtiest Girl, Adventure Series, Enchanted Wood, Faraway Tree, Twins at St Clare's, Malory Towers and Just George.
The Famous Five 70th Anniversary Editions
Hodder Children's Books
Author: Enid Blyton
Price: $15.99 each