FIVE GET INTO TROUBLE
by Enid Blyton
Illustrated by Eileen Soper
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 7th. 1956
Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Red boards, black titles. Yellow and black pictorial endpapers. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. 190 pages.
Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine a little faded. A few foxspots otherwise contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is in two pieces; Wrapper is edge worn and creased with a few tears and a couple of areas of loss. Spine is detached from both panels but stuck to front panel with tape to verso. Spine browned. Wrapper a little grubby.
Stock no. 1406514
- Eighth story in The Famous Five series
- The five are allowed to go on a cycling holiday after a lot of argument. While there they meet a boy called Richard Kent. His father is rich but fierce and once had a bodyguard named Rookie. Whom Richard didn't like and made a false plan to kick him out of their life.Richard asks the five to let him share the trip and promised to leave to his aunt's house at the end of the day if his mother gives him permission. They agree and Richard joins them. However Richard never asked permission and when he arrives to his aunt's he finds her away, as he leaves he gets chased by a car driven by Rookie. When he reaches the five he reveals the truth. Meanwhile Rookie's associates mistake Dick for Richard and kidnap him.