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The Island of Adventure

by Enid Blyton

Paperback $16.99

$16.99

The Island of Adventure

by Enid Blyton

Paperback $16.99

$16.99

$16.99

The Island of Adventure is the first thrilling instalment in the Adventure series by Enid Blyton, one of the best-loved children's writers of all time. This gorgeous edition of the classic adventure features an iconic retro cover adapted from the original cover artwork by Stuart Tresilian.

For Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack and Kiki the parrot, the summer holidays in Cornwall are everything they'd hoped for. Until they begin to realize that something very sinister is taking place on the mysterious Isle of Gloom – where a dangerous adventure awaits them in the abandoned copper mines and secret tunnels beneath the sea.

Discover more titles in the wondrous Adventure series with The Castle of Adventure, The Valley of Adventure, and The Sea of Adventure.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781529008821
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 11/10/2022
  • Category: Children's, Teenage & educational / Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)
    Cornwall
    Junior Fiction / Junior
  • Imprint: Macmillan Children's Books
  • Pages: 288
  • Price: $16.99

The Island of Adventure is the first thrilling instalment in the Adventure series by Enid Blyton, one of the best-loved children's writers of all time. This gorgeous edition of the classic adventure features an iconic retro cover adapted from the original cover artwork by Stuart Tresilian.

For Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack and Kiki the parrot, the summer holidays in Cornwall are everything they'd hoped for. Until they begin to realize that something very sinister is taking place on the mysterious Isle of Gloom – where a dangerous adventure awaits them in the abandoned copper mines and secret tunnels beneath the sea.

Discover more titles in the wondrous Adventure series with The Castle of Adventure, The Valley of Adventure, and The Sea of Adventure.

Author Information

Enid Blyton, who died in 1968, is one of the most successful children's authors of all time. She wrote over 700 books, which have been translated into more than forty languages and have sold more than 400 million copies around the world. Her stories of magic, adventure and friendship continue to enchant children the world over. Enid Blyton's beloved works include The Famous Five, The Secret Seven, Malory Towers, The Faraway Tree and Adventure series.

Stuart Tresilian was a British artist and illustrator, best known for his illustrations of children's books. After studying at the Royal College of Art he became an art class teacher. Stuart served in World War I where he was wounded and captured and held at Rastatt, Baden. During his imprisonment he continued to draw. These drawings are now in the Imperial War Museum. He was a brother in the Art Workers' Guild, and is most famously known for illustrating Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book and Enid Blyton’s Adventure series and associated works. Stuart died in the summer of 1974.

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