Five on a Hike Together (Famous Five)

Five on a Hike Together (Famous Five)

Enid Blyton

Language: English

Pages: 208

ISBN: 0340681152

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series. In book ten, Dick is woken by a light flashing through his window. Is someone trying to send him a coded message? When the Famous Five hear of an escaped convict in the area, they are on red alert. The police won't help, so the Five have no choice - yet again, they'll be solving this mystery by themselves...This edition features the text from the Classic edition and contains the original cover art and inside drawings by Eileen Soper.





















to.’ Anne ripped open the envelope. She pulled out a sheet of notepaper and read it quickly. She looked up at George, her eyes shining. �George! Julian and Dick have got a few days off at our half-term week-end! Somebody’s won a wonderful scholarship or something, and the boys have got two days tacked on to a week-end to celebrate! They want us to join them in a hike, and all go off together.’ �What a glorious idea!’ said George, �Good old Julian. I bet he thought of that. Let’s read the

too, on this lovely sunny October day.’ �We might walk across the moor to the nearest village if you like,’ said Dick, looking at his watch, �But we should be very late.’ It was decided that it was much too late. They pushed their plates aside and planned what to do that day. �The first thing, of course, is to see if there’s a boathouse and find out if there’s a boat called Saucy Jane,’ said Julian. �Then we’d better try and puzzle out what that plan means. We could wander here and there and

said Dick, trying to decipher the faded letters. �Merry something.’ �Meg!’ said Anne. �Merry Meg. Well, she may be a sister of Saucy Jane. What’s the next boat’s name?’ The torch shone steadily on to it. The name there was easier to read. They all read it at once. �Cheeky Charlie!’ �Brother to Merry Meg!’ said Dick. �Well, all I can say is that these poor old boats look anything but merry or cheeky.’ �I’m sure the last one must be Saucy Jane!’ said Anne, excited. �I do hope it is!’ They

that filled the boathouse. There was no completely sunken boat there at all. �Well, that’s that,’ said Dick. �The Saucy Jane is gone. Where? Why? And when?’ They flashed their torches round the walls of the boathouse once more. George’s eye was caught by a large flat wooden thing standing upright on the ledge at one side of the house. �What’s that?’ she said. �Oh - a raft, isn’t it? That’s what those paddles are for, then, that I saw on the shelf above.’ They went and examined the raft. �Yes

day,’ he explained, and she nodded and disappeared again. �That’s a nice little sum for her,’ said Anne. �Eight sandwiches each, making sixteen rounds of bread - for four people!’ �Well, let’s hope she’s got a bread-cutting machine!’ said Dick. �Or we’ll be here for keeps! Hallo - who’s this?’ A tall man appeared at the entrance of the shop, a bicycle in his hand. �Ma!’ he called. The children guessed who he was at once - the son who worked over at Blackbush Farm. He had come for his

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