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Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island: Book 1

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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 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
Format: Paperback
Published: 3rd May 2012
Number of Pages: 192

ISBN-13: 9781444908657

Age Ranking
  1. #205 of 1615 books for 8 year olds
  2. #228 of 1816 books for 7 year olds
  3. #404 of 1139 books for 10 year olds
  4. #559 of 1512 books for 9 year olds
  5. #663 of 1864 books for 6 year olds
8 Book reviews
26th February '17
I read it to Harryb17 aged 10
Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island: Book 1 9781444908657
5 stars
After loving the Secret Seven series this was our first go of the Famous Five. Harry was initially worried he wouldn't enjoy it as much but luckily he did! A great cast of child characters together with their wonderful dog explore Kirrin Island, determined to protect it. Full of fun, suspense and it'll make you want to carry on with the series. We loved it. 
16th February '16
Emily read it aged 6
Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island: Book 1 9781444908657
5 stars
I really like this book. It makes me want to go on holiday and explore old ruins. It's a really good adventure story and I like the characters. My favourite is George because she is bold and brave and I like her dog Timmy, he's funny. I think girls would like this story most but boys might like it too. 
29th January '16
I read it aged 7
Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island: Book 1 9781444908657
5 stars
I liked this book because it was really adventurous.  I loved the main characters  because they are brave and determined.  (The mane characters are Julian ,Dick and Anne, George and Timmy the dog.)
19th February '16
I read it to Ollibath aged 8 & to Zacbath aged 8
Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island: Book 1 9781444908657
5 stars
It was so nice to read this book to my eight year old boys, although it took them a while to stop giggling over the names and get used to the more traditional way of writing they absolutely loved it!  As the siblings Julian, Dick and Anne get to meet their cousin George and her dog; Timmy they really do have the most wonderful adventure on Kirrin Island and the shipwreck.  Their summer sounds perfectly idyllic and makes you long to be a child again and spend days exploring and being outside whatever the weather.   The really adventure doesn't start until halfway through the book and it certainly helps to build the anticipation.  I highly recommend this book for boys and girls who enjoy a well written book, without modern slang and a daring adventure.  
20th November '16
I read it to Hermione aged 7
Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island: Book 1 9781444908657
5 stars
I loved the famous five books as a child so was very excited to read them with my daughter! I was worried that she may have found them boring but not at all! She loves them just as much as I did. This book is a particular favourite. Exciting plot with lots of twists!
6th February '16
CCR06 read it aged 9
Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island: Book 1 9781444908657
5 stars
I really liked this book because sometimes  there was a bit of tension but they always were alright after a while. Dick,Anne,George and Julian are really adventurous and they sound a lot like me and my friends and I can't wait to read more of their adventures.   
10th March '17
batshadow read it aged 8
Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island: Book 1 9781444908657
5 stars
It was really good, I really liked the secret seven books before so I thought I would like this one as well. It's fairly different from the secret seven ones, I thought they would be similar, there was adventure at every turn and a good ending. I highly recommend it.
4th September '17
I read it (an adult)
Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island: Book 1 9781444908657
5 stars
Sometimes you read a book and wonder how didn't you get to read this one in your childhood while everyone about your age did.

Five on a Treasure Island, you are certainly the first one I read after a considerably long time, but your next parts sure are not going to be.

Here I come.
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