The Famous Five Series of books for children, is probably the most famous of Enid Blyton's creations. The first book in the series, Five on a Treasure Island, appeared in the year 1942. Only six or eight books were planned under this series, but owing to their huge response, the total number of books under this series turned out to be twenty one!
The famous five are - Julian, Dick, and Anne, who are joined by their cousin Georgina (who is a tom boy and insists on being called George) and the big, ferocious yet lovable George's dog Timmy.
The adventures happen when the five meet after their terms at boarding schools. Their adventures take them to Kirrin Island, old houses, cottages, islands, the English and Welsh countryside, sea shores. The famous five are seen enjoying enjoying the home food, raspberries, picnics, bicycle trips during all these adventures.
During these trips, the children get friendlier with more children like Sooty and Tinker, while they are detested by the gypsy girl Jo and Henrietta. The friendships/rivalries, all add up to the drama around the kids!!
This series comprises of twenty one lovable books!