Famous Five Covers by Five Famous Illustrators

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Famous Five, five famous children’s book illustrators have reinterpreted the covers with some gorgeous results.


A series like Enid Blyton’s Famous Five doesn’t need much of a plug, since just about everyone has fond memories of their own about these books, but their snazzy new covers definitely deserve a mention.

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Famous Five’s publication, some of the best children’s illustrators have been commissioned to create new covers: Oliver Jeffers, Quentin Blake, Helen Oxenbury, Emma Chichester Clark and Chris Riddell.

Each of these iconic illustrators has a different take on Julian, Dick, George, Anne and Timmy, so make sure you check out the whole set!






hollyharperpicture Holly Harper is a children’s bookseller at Readings Carlton where she organises the kids and Young Adult enews'. She also writes books for younger readers under the name H.J. Harper. Find out more about her Star League and Bureau of Mysteries series here.

Famous Five: Five Run Away Together: Book 3

Famous Five: Five Run Away Together: Book 3

Enid Blyton

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