Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Famous Five Are Amazing Books

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Famous Five Are Amazing Books

Article excerpt

I WAS an avid Enid Blyton, and in particular Famous Five reader when I was growing up.

It was actually what got me into reading when I was quite young and I'm so thankful for that still.

For me the Famous Five series was all about adventure, it was like you were transported to another world, you felt like you were with George (really Georgina), Anne, Julian, Dick and Timmy the dog.

The stuff they got up to was so exciting for a young kid growing up.

It actually became a goal of mine to collect all the books - and yep I've still got them back in Perth at my mum's place - I have no idea what to do with them but I'm not getting rid of them, that's for sure.

There was a lot of scouring secondhand bookstores to get the complete series but with our fantastic offer you don't have to go looking too far. …

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