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Mar 18 2015

The Famous Five Annual 2015 by Enid Blyton

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Hodder Children's Books, 2014. ISBN 9781444918816
(Age: 8+) Hachette/Hodder Publishers has produced this book in the style of the original Enid Blyton annuals enjoyed by young readers in the 1950 and 60s. There is a combination of original illustrations, including those of Eileen Soper, and adaptations of the Famous Five stories plus new material, which updates the whole publishing concept.
Selected series by the author are to be reissued by Hodder with new covers, so this Annual will be an enjoyable addition to the collections of Enid Blyton enthusiasts.
This durable hardcover edition with good quality papers, largely gloss finished, and with a fabulous concoction of information about the Famous Five, cartoon strip features, puzzles, historical material, stories and quizzes, introduces the young reader to what an 'annual' is all about! There is the potential for some great reading pastime.
Julie Wells

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