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Famous Five Colour Short Stories: A Lazy Afternoon (Famous Five: Short Stories)

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Author: Blyton, EnidBrand: Hodder Children's BooksEdition: UK ed.Binding: PaperbackNumber Of Pages: 80Release Date: 03-04-2014Details: Product Description Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series.It's so terribly hot, the Famous Five are having a lazy afternoon... but the...

Author: Blyton, Enid

Brand: Hodder Children's Books

Edition: UK ed.

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 80

Release Date: 03-04-2014

Details: Product Description Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series.It's so terribly hot, the Famous Five are having a lazy afternoon... but the gang don't get the peace and quiet they imagined! What are the men on the motorbikes up to? Can they be stopped?In addition to the Famous Five novels, Enid Blyton wrote a clutch of short stories based on the characters. These were published in magazines and collected in the Famous Five Short Story Collection (Hodder). For the first time, the complete and original text of A Lazy Afternoon (1956) appears in an individual volume, illustrated with brand new colour art by Jamie Littler. Review Fresh new illustrations in a full-colour format create a tempting first chapter book that brings Blyton to a younger audience, whilst maintaining her original text. ― Katie Clapham (Storytellers, Inc. - Lytham St Annes) The classic tales have been brought bang up to date with colour illustrations by Jamie Littler... the Famous Five haven't lost any of their charm. ― Emma Lee-Potter These individual stories have been given a very modern production with creative use of font and layout and zany modern full colour illustrations. ― The School Librarian Book Description Original Blyton stories are paired with brand new colour illustrations by Jamie Littler in a new and exciting format. About the Author Enid Blyton's books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into other languages more often than any other children's author.She wrote over 700 books and about 2,000 short stories, including favourites such as The Famous Five,The Secret Seven, The Magic Faraway Tree, Malory Towers and Noddy. Born in London in 1897, Enid lived much of her life in Buckinghamshire and adored dogs, gardening and the countryside. She died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers. Jamie Littler graduated from the Arts Institute at Bournemouth in 2008. He has won a High Commendation Award at the Macmillan Children's Book Awards and is the creator of 'Cogg and Sprokit', which is serialised in the PHOENIX. He has worked on high-profile projects including The Famous Five. Follow him on Twitter @jamieillustrate or visit his website at http://jamielittler.co.uk/

Package Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.0 x 0.3 inches

Languages: English

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