I devoured the Famous Five and Secret Seven series when I was a kid. As with Swallows and Amazons, it was the idea of kids going off on their own and having these great adventures all on their own. With the FF in BOATS. I like boats.

The Famous Five. The Famous Five is the name of a series of children's adventure novels written by English author Enid Blyton.

Enid Blyton - the Famous Five. Old-school? Yes. Twee? Yes. Fantastical? Yes. It still doesn't make us love Enid Blyton's series any less. All the best things about Old Britain, condensed into a narrative.

32 Things Every Indian Born In The '90s Misses Dearly

What a lovely way to express this feeling for books you just can't get rid of.

There is space on everyone’s bookshelves for books you have outgrown but can’t give away. They hold your youth between their pages, like flowers pressed on a half-forgotten summer’s day.

The Famous Five - Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Happy memories. #cover book

My first Enid blyton book- The Famous Five - Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. I was so hooked from there on.

The Famous Five go on a caravan holiday, which ends up in another adventure for the intrepid gang when they meet a travelling circus, where some of the circus folk have more sinister plans than just clowning around.

The Famous Five: fantastic adventures and their own island! I couldn't get enough of these stories book

Gorgeous new covers from five leading illustrators to celebrate 70th anniversary of Famous Five. I will be collecting them all.

Enid Blyton's Famous Five at 70 – in pictures

Magical memories of reading ALL The Famous Five books by Enid Blyton when I was a child.

Who would deliberately lure somebody on to treacherous rocks on the Cornish coast? Somebody is flashing lights from the old tower on stormy nights - and the Famous Five sense danger. But can they solve this mystery safely?

The Famous Five, by far the best Enid Blyton books. Essential reading for childhood adventures. Plus Timmy.

The Famous Five, by far the best Enid Blyton books. Essential reading for childhood adventures. Plus Timmy book

UK film production company Working Title acquires theatrical rights to whole library of Famous Five series

Enid Blyton's Famous Five to get big screen adventure

Enid Blyton - The Famous Five I loved this series and The Secret Seven; perhaps this fostered my current love of mysteries.

Enid Blyton - The Famous Five- read books like these and other outdoor adventure type stories

~ author of Noddy and my favorite, the Famous Five ~ children's book author ~ stories with adventures and mysteries that involve children ~

Biography of Enid Blyton - Author of Children's Books

The Famous Five (TV Series 1978–1979)

The Famous Five (TV Series 1978–1979)

The Famous Five illustrated by Eileen Soper

The Famous Five are among Enid Blyton's best-loved creations and countless children have gone adventuring with them since the publication of Five on a Treasure Island in the first of twenty-one full-length adventures and numerous short stories.

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